Jeffrey L. Haughey

Date of Passing:

September 25, 2018

Haughey, Jeffrey L., 66, of Barrington, Rhode Island, former longtime resident of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, passed away unexpectedly on September 25, 2018.

He was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, son of Nancy S. Haughey of Venice, Florida and the late Louis W. Haughey and grew up in Sylvania, Ohio. Jeffrey graduated from Purdue University and was employed for 36 years as a Production Manager at Ahlstrom-Munksjo in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Jeffrey recently retired to Barrington, RI in May 2018 to enjoy time on the water.

While living in East Longmeadow, Jeffrey served on the Board of Directors of the East Longmeadow Enrichment Endowment and was very active with the East Longmeadow Marlins swim team for many years.

Jeffrey is survived by his loving wife Beth (O’Connor) Haughey and devoted daughter Molly E. Haughey of Worcester, Massachusetts. Jeffrey is also survived by his sisters, Susan Kibler Gaertner of Woodville, Ohio, Cynthia Bockert of Sylvania, Ohio and Sally Slater of Dublin, Ohio; a brother, Thomas Haughey of Kittery, Maine and many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held to celebrate Jeffrey’s life at a date and time to be announced.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Adoption Center, 627 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA, 01104. Arrangements are by the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, Riverside, RI.

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  1. I worked with Jeff for at least 25 years and am deeply saddened by his passing at such a young age. My deepest sympathy to you all. He was a great boss.

  2. Beth and Molly. I worked with Jeff at Dexter for many years. A great team player and responsible person. Our prayers go out to you both as you cope with this loss

  3. Dear Beth and Molly, I am so saddened by Jeff’s passing. I cannot begin to imagine what you are going through. Please know that my thoughts and sympathies are with you.

    Joel Stern

  4. Dear Beth and Molly,
    I was so sprry to hear about your loss of ypur wonderful husband and father. Please wxcept my sincerest condolences.
    Kate Howard

  5. To ,
    Beth and Molly,
    I remember Jeff sitting under the tent at your retirement party just a couple of months ago, smiling and being so at ease with everyone . Every time we met at our office parties he was warm , genial and truly genuine.
    Sending you my sincerest condolences on this sad event.

  6. Jeff was a 30 + year colleague at work and a very good friend. Working with Jeff you knew you were dealing with an honest , helpful, caring , smart man. He ALWAYS did what he believed to be the right and fair thing as a leader and not what was easy or politically advantageous. He was the real deal and a man who greatly deserved the joy of his retirement. His early death is tragic . Perhaps a slice of his heaven is how many people’s lives he has made better and those so many who admired and loved him. He is one of my favorite people.

  7. Remembering Jeff with fond memories of fellowship, leadership, and friendship. He touched many lives. I am honored he was in mine. My condolences to his family. He will be greatly missed. Ken and Jill Warga

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