- 25 years old
- Date of birth: Feb 10, 1980
- Date of passing: Aug 2, 2005
|Let the memory of Jeffrey be with us forever|
When Cpl. Jeff Boskovitch returned from Iraq, he had a lot of planning to do for his Oct. 14, 2006, wedding.Boskovitch, 25, of North Royalton, set the date with his fiancee, Shelly Tevis of Brunswick, when they spoke on Saturday.An aspiring police officer, Boskovitch was a role model for his 42 cousins and a driven Marine, family members said.“He had the biggest heart in the world,” said his uncle, Dan Boskovitch. “He was just a great kid.”The members of the sniper unit were close, his uncle said. Boskovitch declined a promotion because he wanted to stay with the unit.Boskovitch, who graduated from Normandy High School in 1999, had completed the law enforcement program at Cuyahoga Community College and worked with the Geauga County sheriff, his uncle said.
Cpl. Jeffrey Allen Boskovitch, USMC, 25, beloved son of Katherine Wright (Steve) and James Boskovitch (Vicki); loving brother of Brian and Kimberly Boskovitch; loving stepbroth er of Brian Wright (Lau ra), Michael Wright, and Amanda, Austin, Amy and Abby Kozma; loving grandson of Ger maine Zakel, Daniel Boskovitch (Barbara) and the late Dorothy Boskovitch; stepgrandson of Leta Wright and Dianne Brunson; uncle of Jacob Wright; nephew of 19 and cousin of 46. Jeffrey will be missed by many other friends, especially his girlfriend of four years, Shelley Tevis.
Jeffrey was a 1999 graduate of Normandy High School in Parma, Ohio and a 2001 graduate and class president of the Tri-C Police Academy, Parma, Ohio.
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