Deacon Gregory Eric Jewett, 43, fell asleep in the Lord here on Friday, November 29, 2019. He was attached to the Church of the Holy Theophany, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Born March, 3 1976 in Sterling, IL, Deacon Gregory was a graduate of Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois, where he earned a Bachelor Degree in Business Management. In 2016, he completed the Orthodox Church in America’s Diaconal Vocation Program. Deacon Gregory was ordained to the Holy Diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin on the Feast of Holy Theophany in 2017.
Deacon Gregory married his wife Carrie Mary Jewett in 1997. She survives him, as do their four children, Wyatt, Sophia, Emmy, and Maximus.
His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West will preside at the funeral services for Deacon Gregory. Service times are as follows: Sunday, December 1, 7:00pm Panikhida; Monday December 2, 8:00am Divine Liturgy; 10:00am Funeral Service. All services will be at the Church of the Holy Theophany, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Interment will follow at the Protection of the Holy Virgin Monastery, Lake George, Colorado.
May Gregory’s memory be eternal. May God give comfort to his wife Carrie Mary, his children and family.