Born on January 29, 1961 in Port Chester, NY, he was the son of the late Robert W. and Marcella (Hammond) Van Tassel. On August 21, 1988 in Armonk, NY, he married Pennie Hitchcock who survives at home.
Jeff was a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association (NRA). He was also a member of the Chestnut Ridge Rod and Gun Club in Dover Plains. He was a former member of the Pawling United Methodist Church.
In addition to his loving wife, Jeff is survived by a daughter, Brittany Pelligrini and her husband, Tom, of Hopewell Junction, NY; two sons, Christopher and Robert Van Tassel both of Dover Plains and four grandchildren, Hailey, Amelia, Riley and Isabella. He is also survived by a sister, Karen Van Tassel of Dover Plains; two nieces Melissa McNamee and Taylor Bryden and a nephew, Kevin Cargin.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. For direction or to send the family an online condolence, please visithttp://www. hufcutfuenralhome.com Read Less