Wynne, Jeffrey D. "Jeff "

Jeffrey David Wynne, age 69 passed away at home on Wednesday, February 28,2024in Wilmington, DE due to complications from pneumonia after he was healing from Influenza A and all while fighting cancer.

Jeff’s only wish was to die at home and not in the hospital. We were able to grant Jeff that final wish and he passed four and a half hours later with me looking over him. When he was transferred from the ambulance to the house, his eyes opened wide and he looked all around the sky and at the trees, letting me know that he knew he was home.

Jeff was the second born son of Harold and Nancy Wynne in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. He attended Pottstown High School where he played a little football, but the family moved to West Chester where Jeff graduated from Unionville High School in 1973.He worked several different jobs throughout his life most notedly, Chadds Ford Tree Service, Belmonte Contracting and ten years at Kencor Elevator in which he was certified as an Elevator Technician building and servicing elevators in the tri-state area.

Jeff and I met in 1987when he worked at Chadds Ford Tree Service as well as working the door at Joe’s Sportsman Lounge a few nights a week while living in an apartment above the bar. He would invite members of the bands to come up to his apartment on their set breaks and got to know many of them well. He loved hiking in the woods along the Brandywine, camping, fishing and live music. He was such an animal lover I used to call him Dr. Do Little because he just had a way with animals. He loved the outdoors.

In 1995 we had a baby boy name Daniel Jeffrey and six months later we bought a house and moved to Delaware. Jeff decided to retire at age 62 and enjoyed tinkering in his workshop. He especially enjoyed trying to fix lawn mowers that his friend would find on the side of the road and bring to him. Jeff lived life simply put.

Jeff was predeceased by his mother and father who both passed away very recently as well as his nephew Gregory Wynne.

Jeff is survived by his life partner Cynthia Ruggirello and their son Danielas well as his brother Gregory Wynne (Connie), and two sisters Laurie Wynne and Kristen Friend (Jay). He is also survived by his nephew Brandon Wynne (Alessandra), 2 nieces Nichole Wynne and Hannah Friend, a great niece Skylar Wynne and great nephew Shane Wynne.

Family will say good-byes privately.

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