In memory of
Jason R. Ebbeling
Jason Robert Ebbeling, 43, of Colchester, passed away during the night of January 10, 2017, at his home. He was born in Whitinsville, MA on March 11, 1973, Jason attended The Ohio State until he reached his goal of attaining a degree in Law. He went on to do graduate work in Student Affairs and Higher Education at University of Wisconsin, Madison. Jason was very proud of his career. He worked in Higher Education inspiring students in Wisconsin, California, Oregon, New Hampshire, and in CT at Mitchell College, serving as VP and Dean of Student Affairs. Most recently, Jason worked for the State of Connecticut, Board of Regents as the Director for student success. He loved his work with the students he served. Jason married his beloved wife, Gina Miller on July 19, 2009. Soon after their daughter Jordan was born, the couple moved to Colchester where they made their home. Where it came to personal, professional and athletics, Jason was a man of strong conviction and determination. After a period of time in his life when he struggled with physical ailments, he fought back with determination to become strong and healthy by running. He became so proficient that he qualified and then ran the Boston marathon in 2016 and was headed to Tokyo for another marathon in February 2017. Of all his accomplishments, most importantly, he will be remembered by his family as a devoted and adoring husband and father. He will be sadly missed but always remembered by his beloved wife, Gina, his sweet daughter, Jordan Helen; father and step mother, Robert and Karen Ebbeling of Dalton, MA; mother and step father, Paula and Robert Canavan of Bradenton, FL; a sister, Jill and husband Joseph Babka of St. Louis, MO; In-laws, Hal and Rita Miller of Colchester and numerous extended family and friends. A celebration of his life and time of visitation will be held on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 1 - 3 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd,. Colchester. A time for reflection and remembrance will follow at 3 pm. Burial will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to the Martin Richard Foundation at www.teammr8.org . www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com
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