Wendell T. Jay

October 28, 1940
- July 27, 2004

MILO - Wendell T. Jay, 63, husband of Diane (Burgoyne) Jay, died July 27, 2004, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Oct. 28, 1940, in Houlton, the son of Harold G. and Phyllis (Foster) Jay. Wendell was a quiet, kind, generous, do-it-yourself man. He was a hard laborer all of his life and did much to help his family and friends. In addition to doing all his own electrical, plumbing, carpentry and mechanical work, he was often called upon for his skill with an arc welder. He was employed by Kroemer Farms in Milo from 1959 to 1967. Wendell left Kroemer Farms to work at Dexter Shoe Co., where he was employed until his retirement. Wendell is survived by his loving and caring wife, Diane of Milo; his father, Harold of Milo; three sons, Kenneth and his wife, Cynthia, of Milo, Stephen and his companion, Vicki, of Milo and Lewiston, Daniel and his wife, Teresa, of Milo; four brothers, Richard and his wife, Eileen, Terry and his wife, Karen, Eugene, Kevin and his companion, Laurie, all of Milo; a sister, Diane Perkins of Milo; five grandchildren, Sam, Josh, Mary, Tony, and Katrina; two twin great-grandchildren, Sabastian and Jerico; and many nieces and nephew who will miss their Uncle Wendell. He was predeceased by two brothers, Glenwood and Dennis. Burial will be in
Evergreen Cemetery.


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