John J. Gay - age: 79
(January 11, 1938 to March 26, 2017
Committal service will be private and at the convenience of the family. Dennett Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main Street, Saco, Maine is in the charge of the arrangements.
The family would like to thank the entire staff of the Monarch Center in Saco for the wonderful care and loving attention John received during the last two years.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made for Parkinsonís Research to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.
John J. Gay, 79, of Dayton, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 after a long illness.
John was the son of Edwin and E. Virginia (Cole) Gay. He was predeceased in 2015 by his wife of 36 years, Judy (Cookson) Landry Gay. He is survived by his son Greg and Melanie (Miller) Landry of Glenburn, daughter Phyllis and Bryan Woodworth of Dayton, his beloved grandchildren Tyler and Erin Landry, both of Glenburn, sister Mary (Gay) and Wally Baldyga of West Suffield, CT, brother Fred and Carol Gay of Bellefonte, PA, and brother Amos and Cindy Gay of Dayton, as well as his very special nieces and nephews.
After serving in the Army, John was proudly employed as a crane operator for H.B. Fleming in South Portland until his retirement in 2008. John was an active lifelong member of the Advent Christian Church of Goodwins Mills and sang in the choir for most of his life.