Jeffery A. Zec

Jeffery Zec

Jeffery A. Zec, age 57, of Brookfield, formerly of Elmhurst.  Beloved husband of  Tressey Zec, nee Pinto; loving father of Dylan Zec; dear son of Cary Zec and Darlene Zec, nee Sieber;  brother of Matthew Zec, Christopher (Dana) Zec and Brian Zec; son in law of Lillian Pinto; brother in law of Ramsey Pinto and Pamsey Pinto; uncle of Kara, Joseph, Matthew, Arriana and Shay.  Jeffery grew up in Elmhurst, IL a graduate of York High School, he received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Iowa.  Jeff loved the 10 years he spent in Arizona before he was a 19 year Chicago Public School Teacher.  He always hoped to retire back in Arizona.

Visitation Thursday October 28, 2021 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday October 29, 2021 from 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.  Funeral Friday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, LaGrange Park, IL  60526 for a 10 A.M. Mass.

Interment Private.

Memorials appreciated to the American Heart Association, 300 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL  60606.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Bailey family condolence:

    Our condolences to family and prayers

  2. Mary Kay And Tom Doyle condolence:

    Our sincere condolences to Tressey and Dylan We remember Jeff with fondness since he was a
    young man. Our hearts are in prayers for Darlene and Carey .

  3. Louie and Mary condolence:

    Dear Darlene and Cary,
    Our hearts break for you to loose Jeff. So sorry we can’t be there. Thinking and praying for you both. Love,
    Mary and Louie.

  4. Johnson Teri condolence:

    I am so sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. We went to high school together. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. Lou Riva condolence:

    Cary and Darlene so sorry for your loss!
    I know it’s been a long time since we’ve seen or spoke to each other. Sorry I can’t attend the services as I’m in Florida. My heart goes out to you both.

    Lou and Mary Riva

  6. Lynn Rolseth condolence:

    Dear Darlene and Cary,
    My heart is so very heavy for you, Tressey, Dylan and the entire Zec family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Anthony Pinto condolence:

    My sincerest condolences

  8. Lynne Pregenzer Hook condolence:

    Our deepest condolences on Jeff’s passing. It does not seem possible that this kind and handsome man has left this world. The angels will carry him Home. He will be waiting for you with open arms. May you find peace until then and receive blessings from your memories.
    Lynne, Jack, Liam and Emily Hook

  9. Thomas C. Cronin condolence:

    I am so sorry to hear of Jeff’s death. Jeff and I were high school buddies — we played basketball together at York. As I write these words, my mind is suffused with wonderful memories of my friendship with Jeff. He — and it is difficult to use the past tense — was a wonderful person and an excellent friend. Dylan and Jeff’s entire family should be immensely proud. All of you have my heartfelt condolences on your loss. tcc

  10. Longino and Nygaard Family condolence:

    Our hearts ache for you, Tressey and Dylan. Jeff will always be fondly remembered by us all.
    Please know that we are thinking of you, keep you in prayers and send you our love.

  11. Wagner fami3 condolence:

    Our hearts, prayers and thoughts are with you. God bless.

  12. Marilyn and John Ernest condolence:

    Dear Darlene and Cary,

    We are so sorry for the loss of your son, Jeff. Sending heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

    Marilyn and John Ernest

  13. Marge Helms condolence:

    Dear Darlene and Cary,
    I am so sorry for your loss of your son,Jeff!
    Jeff was just too young to pass away and I know that we can’t predict the future, but God must have a special job in Heaven for him.
    He will always bring joy to you snd he will never forget you!!
    God Bless You Both!!!
    Marge Helms

  14. Gail Scarpelli Mianulli condolence:

    Very sorry for your loss. Will keep all of you in our prayers .

  15. Ann Aarstad condolence:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I worked with Jeff at Gray Elementary and he taught my son there. He’ll be in my prayers.

  16. Carolyn Morriss condolence:

    We are so sorry and if there is anything we can do let us know. I’m sorry I found out too late to pay our respects in person.

  17. Kevin Dedi condolence:

    I cannot believe the news! Jeff was a friend from HS to College and after. My heart is in shock and completely saddened to hear of his passing.

  18. Yvonne Taylor condolence:

    Hi Darlene, Just a note to send my prayers and condolences to you and your entire family on the passing of your son Jeffrey. There are no words that I can offer that will bring comfort, but just know that I care, and I pray that the Lord will give the peace that passes all understanding to all that loved Jeffrey. God Bless.

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