Jeffrey Raymond Budd
1956 - 2024
Service Information
Service Location
A Private Family Service To Be Held At A Later Date
Burial Information
Burial Location
Birch Hills Cemetery, Berry Mills, NB
Requested Charity
Donor's Choice
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In the quiet evening hours of May 6, 2024, Jeffrey Raymond Budd, 68, of Moncton, passed away peacefully at George Dumont Hospital.

Born in Montreal, he was the son of Margaret Arlene Palmer ( Budd). 

Those who knew Jeff, described him as a kind and gentle soul who appreciated the simple pleasures: long walks, enjoying a smoke, drawing, and of course his guitar.  Jeff lived with Schizophrenia most of his adult life, and had more than his fair share of challenges, yet, everyday was a new day.

As a young adult, Jeff became very interested in music.  He taught himself to play the guitar, and was dedicated to his practice.   His love for classical music, took him to Nice, France where he studied at the academy of music, was instructed by Lagoya, played a Robert Bouchet guitar, and he later recorded for the CBC.  Jeff’s passion for classical guitar was ever-present and he never gave up his dream.   

Jeff is predeceased by his grandparents John and Nita (Rogers) Budd, and his mother Arlene, all of whom played a major role in raising him.   

Jeff is remembered and celebrated by his siblings, Aaron Briggs (Heather), Lisa Palmer, Robert Palmer (Bridget).

Sincere thanks to all the staff at the George Dumont Hospital, Maison Rennaisance and Moncton Community Services for their compassion, kindness and exceptional care.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB (506-364-1300). A private family service will be held at Birch Hills Cemetery in Berry Mills.

Donations in Jeff's memory may be sent to a charity of your choosing.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.