The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

April 30, 2013

James R. Hay

JENNERSTOWN — HAY – James R., 73, Jennerstown, died peacefully April 29, 2013, at Palliative Care Unit, Memorial Medical Center, after a five-year struggle with multiple health issues. Born July 29, 1939, in Johnstown, son of Arnold G. Sr. and Marguerite (Holder) Hay. Preceded in death by parents; son, Joel Bradley Hay, in 1964; sister, Joan Avery; and mother- and father-in-law, Catharine (Beam) Trible-Georg and Lewis H. Trible. Dated seven years prior to 49 years of marriage to the former Janet Lee Trible, who survives along with brothers, Arnold G. Jr., Pittsburgh; and Edward A., Jennerstown; and numerous nieces and nephews. A 1957 graduate of the former JBJ High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Past carpet and drapery buyer for the former Penn Traffic Co., construction worker for the former Ben Stern Construction and supply buyer for Door & Column Co., Somerset. Retired corrections officer chief at Somerset County Jail. Member of Greater Johnstown Lodge 358 F&AM, Harrisburg Consistory and Altoona Jaffa Shrine. Also a member of Laurel Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jennerstown. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was past president of Jenner Area Sewer Authority for 10 years. Jim loved his wife and home dearly, and also enjoyed working on his car and keeping busy in his basement. Family and friends are invited to the visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where Masonic funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Traci Bowman, officiating. Interment, Lutheran Cemetery, Jennerstown, with military rites in charge of Somerset County Honor Guard. Memorials to Laurel Trinity Lutheran Church, Jennerstown Volunteer Fire Department or Boswell Volunteer Fire Department would be appreciated. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.

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