Jeffrey Allen Pompeo-Mayo
September 22, 1955 – April 11, 2018
Jeffrey Allen Pompeo-Mayo, 62, a resident of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away at his home, on April 11, 2018. Jeff was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on September 22, 1955. He was the son of the late John Pompeo, Jr. and Mary E. (Kimp) Pompeo.
Jeff attended school in South Williamsport and graduated High School in 1973. In 8th grade he was honored as a Junior Rotarian. In high school Jeff played football, was a sprinter and high jumper on the track and field team. In his junior year he set a new school record in high jump. He attended Lehigh University and played tight end on the freshman football team and was a high jumper for the track team. He won two varsity letters as a member of the track team. Jeff attended New York University for a year, and in 1982 completed his education when he graduated from Lycoming College. Jeff lived in Philadelphia for a few years, worked as a bartender, and was a certified personal trainer. More recently, he participated in track meets sponsored by Senior Olympics.
After ten years of dating, Jeff married Jenny Mayo on September 3, 1999. Together they raised two daughters, with Jeff taking on the role as a stay-at-home father while his wife practiced law, and was later appointed as a Commissioner for the Family Court of the State of Delaware. Jeff is survived by his wife; two daughters, Jody and Jilly; two brothers, John A. of Lewisburg, PA, and Marc G. and his wife Ame L. Shuman.
A visitation of family and friends will be held at 9 am on Monday, April 16, 2018, at Grace United Methodist Church, 900 Washington Street, Wilmington, DE, followed by a funeral service at 10 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jeff’s honor anonymously to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Dr, Wilmington, DE 19804 or to the Mayo girls college fund at https://go.fidelity.com/s28g8