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Jeffrey R Gardner
October 20, 1960 - May 12, 2022
Obituary For Jeffrey R Gardner
Jeffrey R Gardner, 61, of Peabody, died Thursday May 12 at Salem Hospital following a sudden illness. Born in Key West, FL, and raised in Peabody, MA, he was the son of the late Ann Johnson of Peabody and the late Robert Gardner of Gloucester.
Jeffrey had worked as a salesman in the electronics industry for various stores on the North Shore including Best Buy and Circuit City. He also worked as a painter for First Class Painting Co., Inc.
Jeffrey was an avid sports fan and loved watching all of Boston’s professional sports teams, especially the Patriots. One of the things he most enjoyed doing was seeing his favorite rock bands in concert.
Jeffrey is survived by his sons, Jason Gardner and his wife Jessica and Joshua Gardner, and their mother Debra Gardner, his son Jonathan Gardner and his mother Kathy Inman-Langis, his sisters Julie Drillis and Rhonda Nicastro, and his brother Jim Gardner, his three grandchildren, Lucas, Noah, and Ava Gardner, his nieces, Miabella Drillis and Kaci Nicastro, his nephews Cole and Ryan Gardner and Matthew Carignan, his Aunt Linda Hicks and her Fiancé Ron Janard and his two dear friends George and Mark Drillis.
Following cremation, a visitation will be held on Thursday May 19, 2022, from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice in Jeffrey’s name.
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I can't believe your gone. You and I hangout for years and you were a big part of Kathy and I friendship and lives. My heart goes out to you and your family. I know you are truly going to be missed not only by us but by everyone you ever came in contact with. You always made me laugh and smile even when there were times I didn't want to smile. I will forever hold on to the patriots hoodie you had made for me. RIP my friend until we meet again. 💖 Jen McCarthy.
You most certainly lit up every room as Jonathan has already said. You lit up a room, held a conversation with anyone and made everyone feel good about themselves! You always made it seem like everything was ok sometimes when it was or was not. You sheltered me from from alot , that I really needed to be sheltered from as we did for our son . Whether he liked it or not. You will be sadly missed.Another loss way too young.you Made it a point to make everyone you met have a smile on their face . You will be missed RIP JEFF💙💙💙 love Kathy
So sorry about Jeff...he was a good friend....a brother....Cris A.
Some of my happier years were with you playing darts on our traveling team. You were a great teammate, but even more important a great friend and groomsman in my wedding. You will Be greatly missed RIP my friend!
I will always remember the games we went to and the laughs we had. Your family will truly miss you and your friends as well. I will hold on to the memories my friend. Carmen
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