Jeffrey “Jeff” P. Passantino

November 22, 1967 - November 6, 2016

Jeffrey Paul Passantino, 48, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past 12 years, formerly of Coffeyville, KS passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Cape Coral. He was born November 22, 1967 in Independence, MO.

Jeff was of the Catholic faith. He grew up in Independence, MO, and graduated from Truman High School Class of 1986. Then he attended Kansas State University and graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture.

Following graduation Jeff was employed by Medicalodges, Inc., as a Project Manager-Facility Manager in Coffeyville, KS from 1991 to 2000. From 2001 to 2004 he was the Director of Planning and Engineering for the City of Coffeyville, Kansas. Since 2005, Jeff was a Realtor in the Cape Coral/Sanibel area.

Jeff had a passion for flying and earned his pilot license in 1998. He shared this love for flying with his son Jeffrey.

Jeff’s greatest passion was his family and as a very committed father he was instrumental in the development of Jeffrey’s baseball career. He enjoyed attending Cassie and Ella’s dance performances and helping them accomplish their educational goals.

Jeff was a loving husband and is survived by his beloved wife of 22 years, Elizabeth Passantino of Cape Coral; loving parents, Ross and Josephine Passantino, Sr. of Independence, MO; three loving children, Jeffrey Passantino, Jr., Katharine Passantino, and Ella Passantino, all of Cape Coral; three siblings, Ross Passantino, Jr. (Tracey), Julie Vest (David), and Joe Passantino (Michelle), all of the Kansas City, MO area; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as Duke and Lacey, the family dogs.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 5:00 PM Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Family’s Residence. Friends are welcome to visit from 3:00 PM until the time of service.

There will be an additional service on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 3736 South Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055. Visitation is from 4PM to 7PM with a Catholic Funeral Mass at 7pm.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Jeffrey Paul Passantino are suggested to the Jeff Passantino Children’s College Fund at Fifth Third Bank, 2402 Surfside Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33991.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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