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“Jane and Family, I can't even know how you must be feeling now, but please know that I hold your family close in my prayers and thoughts daily. ”
1 of 31 | Posted by: Jane Beaudrot - friend of family

“Jane,We are so sorry! Jeff was very instigational in forming our church family. Please express our love and sympathy to the whole family. ”
2 of 31 | Posted by: Chuck & Suzanne Bates - Awendaw, SC

“So sorry to hear about Jeff. What a great cop and friend. ”
3 of 31 | Posted by: Roberta West - Yonker, NY

“Please accept the sympathies of the officers & members of the Crispell Family Association. ”
4 of 31 | Posted by: Sharon S Robinson - Tafton, PA

“Of the few times we met, it was easy to determine Jeff was a great guy. And Funny! We'll be thinking of you all and please know you are in our...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Stacey and Justin DeFrank - SC

“Jane and family you all have aour deepest sympathy. ”
6 of 31 | Posted by: Zenia Jones-Freshwater

“Jane. You have my deepest sympathy. Betsy Poth ”
7 of 31 | Posted by: Betsy Poth - charleston, SC

“I am so very sorry Jane - you and your children are in my prayers! -Christina ”
8 of 31 | Posted by: Christina Wilhoit - Charleston, SC

“Jane, I am so sorry for your loss! I will keep you and your family in my prayers. ”
9 of 31 | Posted by: Marcia LaFon - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Jane, I am so very sorry for your loss and will keep you and yours in my thoughts and prayers ”
10 of 31 | Posted by: Priscilla Hall - Mt Pleasant, SC

“We love and miss you so much. You will be in our hearts forever. Please look for my Dad and share stories--I think you will find him to be a great...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Gabriele and Geremy Powell and family - SC

“You are one of my favorite "yankee" friends and will be missed greatly. You are a great friend and touched so many lives including mine. Margaret ...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“I will always remember his laughter and smile. It makes me smile just thinking about those things and that symbolizes what Jeff was to me - a bright...Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Linda W DeRemer - Mt Pleasant

“I worked with and was a personal friend of Cas Morris I went on the job in 1947 and retired in 1974 I don't recall working in the same Pcts with Jeff...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: John F Potanovic - Yonkers, NY

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
15 of 31 | Posted by: Betsy Davis - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dear Jane, Steven, and Chrissy, I'am so sorry for your loss. I'am thankful for the time I spent with your wonderful father. I will miss him dearly. ”
16 of 31 | Posted by: Jessica Keoughan - Charlotte, NC

“Please know that our hearts are heavy for your loss. Jeff was a funny and very well liked person and he will be sadly missed. Keep the faith during...Read More »
17 of 31 | Posted by: Elena & Bubba Williams - SC

“My condolences to the family, S.I.P. Jeff. ”
18 of 31 | Posted by: Diane West - Yonkers, NY

“Dear Jane & Family:I am so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. Please know that he is at peace & will always be with you. I will remember you & your...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: Carolyn Hollfelder - Caldwell, NJ

“We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. Please be safe in your travels. We are thinking of you and wish you peace in...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: Robert and Kim Waters

“Our hearts and prayers are with you. Jeff will be very missed but never forgotten! ”
21 of 31 | Posted by: Allen and Cathy McWhirt - SC

“Jane, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. -Laura Droege ”
22 of 31 | Posted by: Laura Droege - Charleston, SC

“Chrissy, Steven, and Nancy, I got to talk with mom, but not with you. Please know my heart is with you all. I truly loved your dad and am so glad...Read More »
23 of 31 | Posted by: Ann Durgun - Charleston, SC

“The hole in my heart just got a little bigger, I loved you Jeff, you and Jane are the best thing that ever happened to my daughter Nancy, I always...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“I was very sorry to hear about Jeff's passing.Many good memories of our time together working at YPD. To Jane and family my sympathy and prayers. ”
25 of 31 | Posted by: Walter Hlewicki Jr - Yonkers, NY

“Dear Jane and Family, please know that we are with you all in our hearts and pray for you We love you all so much and Jeff will always be terribly...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Tricia and Richard Blake - MA

“Dear Jane, Steve and Chrissy, we are so very sorry to hear about Jeff. We are praying for you and that the Grace of God will sustain you through your...Read More »
27 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Jane & Family, We were so sorry to hear about Jeff's sudden passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. ”
28 of 31 | Posted by: Pamela & Michael Lorello - NC

“Thinking of you all and with you in spirit and heart. Praying for all of you for strength and eventually peace. We will all be together again...Read More »
29 of 31 | Posted by: Carol Durante - Fort Myers Beach, FL

“So shocked to hear of Jeff's passing. Wish we lived closer Janie so I can hug you and cry with you! Jeff was a GREAT guy and I'll remember him in...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Lil Wagner - Cape Coral, FL

“So sorry to hear about Jeff. Thinking about you and your family. ”
31 of 31 | Posted by: Beth Zwingmann - Charleston, SC

Jeffrey P. Drenga, 65, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, entered into rest on Tuesday, January 8th 2013. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Mary Drenga.
Jeff was born in 1947 in Yonkers, NY. He graduated Saunders H.S. in 1965 and served in the US Navy aboard the USS Hunley for 2 years. He was appointed to the Yonkers Police Department in 1972 and served for 20 years. Many of these years he served proudly with members of the Emergency Service Unit which they affectionately called "The Truck". He retired and moved to Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
He is survived by his wife Jane and his children Steven (Nancy) Drenga and Christine (Micheal) Crispell and four grandsons, Steven, Jack, Logan, and Reece, all of Mount Pleasant, SC.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at St Gregory the Theologian, 1500 Route 376 in Wappingers Falls. An evening service will be held at 7p.m. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 11 at St Gregory's. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, Jackson Avenue and Saw Mill River Road, Hastings-on-Hudson.
Arrangements are under the direction of Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 East Main Street, Wappingers Falls. To send the family a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit our website at

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