"Jeano" graduated high school from St Augustine's in San Diego, California. He then served in the US Navy as a Medical Corpsmen. In 1951 he graduated from California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. He worked for Westinghouse in Idaho Falls, Idaho where he felt most at home with wife Joan Sweeney raising 7 children. Working for General Electric and working from San Jose, California he also worked in Japan, Ohio, Illinois and Mexico constructing Nuclear Power Plants, retiring in Atascadero, California 1985. He then moved to Tucson, Arizona in 2001. Jeano enjoyed his neighbors and singles group of Rancho Vistoso Sun City. He always loved to work in his shop making metal sculptures and in his earlier days working on old cars. He was an excellent handyman and liked to help people around their homes fixing things. Every summer he would travel his way through Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Oregon & California visiting friends and family.