Jeffrey T. Monzel Obituary

Jeffrey T.   Monzel
Jeffrey T. Monzel

February 28, 1963 - December 12, 2009
Resided in Tauton, MA


Jeffrey T. Monzel, died at age 46 on December 12, 2009, at his home in Taunton, MA, after a courageous fight with cancer; he was surrounded by his family. Born in Smyrna, TN, he spent his early childhood in Hamilton, Ohio before moving to Loveland, Ohio. A graduate of St. Columban elementary school in Loveland and a Moeller High School Graduate, he received a B.S. in Industrial Design Visual Communications from The Ohio State University. He worked as a Graphic Designer for The Limited, Inc., Lane Bryant Stores and in 1994 relocated to Los Angeles, CA where he became the Associate Editorial Art Director for the L.A. Weekly. In 1998, he accepted the Art Director position for Preston Davis West and in 2000 he founded JTM Design. While in California, Jeff met Megan Medeiros and they married in 2002. In 2004 Jeff and his wife Megan relocated to Taunton and were blessed with the birth of their daughter, Madeline Marie in 2005. A graphic designer for 25 years, his most recent position was with Partylite Gifts in Plymouth, MA. Besides leaving his wife and daughter, in-laws, nieces and nephews in Taunton, he leaves his parents, Fred J. and Jeanine C. (Stock) Monzel and his brother Christopher R. Monzel, sister-in-law Jana Moore Monzel, niece Mary Grace, nephews Jacob and Andrew Monzel of Cincinnati, Ohio; his great Aunt Madonna Arno of Hamilton, Ohio; Aunt Yvonne (Dobbins) Stock of Green Cove Springs, Florida and many cousins and friends. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Taunton. Jeff enjoyed his family, friends, the oudoors, especially hiking, music, and classic old movies.

Remembrances can be made to the charity of ones choice or to the Madeline Monzel College Fund, Bank of America, c/o M. Monzel, 9 Alcott Circle, Taunton, MA 02780-1053.