Jeffrey Charles Verbeten
January 21, 1952 – April 22, 2012
Jeffrey Charles “Jeff” Verbeten, 60, of Port Republic, MD passed away on April 22, 2012 in Solomons, MD. He was born in January 1952 in Appleton, WI to Hilda Verbeten and the late Charles Verbeten. He was the beloved husband of Catherine Verbeten whom he married on November 19, 1975 in Landover, MD.
Jeff graduated high school in Appleton, WI and went on to join the US Navy. He served his country honorably from 1970 to 1976. While in the Navy he received the National Defense Service Medal and a Good Conduct Award. Jeff went on to become a Communication Analyst for the Executive Office of the President of the United States where he worked for 30 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed shark tooth hunting, computer pinball, reading, and watching the Green Bay Packers.
Jeff is survived by his mother, Hilda Verbeten; wife, Catherine Verbeten; children, Elisa VanDevander and husband Brian, Joshua Verbeten and wife Alice, and Katherine Verbeten; grandchildren, Vanessa Verbeten, Michael Verbeten, Natalie VanDevander, Dylan VanDevander, and Madelyn VanDevander and siblings, Bruce Verbeten and Debbie Verbeten. Honorary Pallbearers will be Thomas Cratty, Brain VanDevander, and Ben Cratty. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 10 AM in Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Solomons, MD officiated by Monsignor Michael Wilson. The family request memorial contribution be made in Jeff’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or online at http://www.alz.org . Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012