Jeff J. Placke, 56
Jeff Joji Placke, 56, of Woodbridge, VA passed away July 21, 2017; 10:40AM at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. He was surrounded by his family and left this world peacefully without any pain and suffering.
Jeff served in the U.S. Army July 5, 1979- July 1, 1983 and then worked as a Network Engineer with the Department of Defense. He was well loved in his workplace and brought laughter and joy wherever and whomever he worked with.
Jeff loved taking nature walks, pictures, motorcycle drives, watching Hayao Miyazaki movies and going to new restaurants with family. Jeff would be found working on his vehicles during the weekends and grilling steaks for his youngest son Jason every Sunday.
Jeff is survived by his wife, Merygin (49) and their children Jeraldine (27), Jeff Jr. (25), Jason (19).
The family will receive friends Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 6-8PM at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 31, 2017 at 11AM at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, 13752 Mary's Way in Woodbridge with interment to follow at Quantico National Cemetery.
If you would like to give back to the Placke family; contributions and donations can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (https://donate.lls.org/lls/donate), The Autism Society of America (http://www.autism-society.org/get-involved/donate/ ) and the Placke Family Gofundme (https://www.gofundme.com/37c6j8r8)