Howard A. Jeffries , 71, of Plum Boro, died Sunday, April 01, 2018 in the Allegheny Valley Hospital. He was born June 23, 1946, in Shelby, North Carolina. He was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Vietnam Era and was a Purple Heart recipient. Howard was a member of the Covenant Church of Pittsburgh, and had been employed by the DAV. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Elaine Jeffries. He is survived by his loving wife of thirty-three years, Donzella J. Kirkling Jeffries; three children, David Jeffries (Paula) of NY, Kenneth Harris (Freida Taylor) of Tarentum and Heather Hilton of Philadelphia; three grandchildren, Kenzie and Haylee Harris and Davia Jeffries; a sister, Constance Epps of Greensboro, NC; numerous inlaw, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Howard, Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc. 409 W. Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the Pantalone Funeral Home with Charles Kirkling, officiating. Interment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to your local DAV Chapter. Howard’s family has entrusted his care to the Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at www.pantalone.com Natale N. Pantalone, Supervisor.