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Jeffrey Allen Pompeo-Mayo  

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 8​th​ 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

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  1. Michelle BullockFarmer, April 13, 2018

    Jenny,

    You and the girls are in my prayer. Love you guys

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  2. Trina Fields, April 14, 2018

    Comm. Mayo my prayers go up for you and your girls. May God give you strength and comfort to carry on. Sending hugs your way.

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  3. Mary Lou McNulty, April 14, 2018

    Jenny, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your daughters are I my thoughts and prayers. Mary Lou McNulty.

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  4. Tricia Moore, April 15, 2018

    What an honor to have you in our lives and part of the crazy Mayo family. You were an amazing husband, father, and brother-in-law. You always made us laugh and we will miss your terribly.

    Love,
    Ed, Tricia, Ella, and Tess

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  5. Dana Reynolds, April 16, 2018

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences.

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  6. Mark Mayo, April 17, 2018

    Jenny, our deepest condolences to you and the girls. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Stay strong.

    Love,

    Mark and Marinelle Mayo

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