Harold G. Jay

January 06, 1915
- July 19, 2007

Milo - Harold G. Jay, 92, husband of the late Phyllis (Foster) Jay, died July 19, 2007, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. He was born Jan. 6, 1915, in Houlton, the son of Sylvester I. and Margaret (Myshral) Jay. Harold grew up in Aroostook County and was a member of the National Guard. He worked numerous jobs until moving to Milo in 1950 when he went to work for the Bangor & Aroostook Railroad, retiring in 1971. He had a love of farming and gardening. He raised beef cattle and milk cows for a number of years and always had a huge garden with enough vegetables for the whole family and well as friends and neighbors to enjoy.
Harold is survived by 4 sons, Richard and his wife, Eileen, Terry, Eugene, and Kevin and his friend, Laurie, all of Milo; a daughter, Diane Perkins of Milo; 2 daughters-in-law, Diane Jay and Madeline Jay, both of Milo; a brother, Robert Jay and his wife Frances, of Milo; a sister, Katherine Thackery of Biggs, CA; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis, and 3 sons, Glenwood, Wendell, and Dennis.
Graveside memorial services will be conducted 1pm Friday, July 27, 2007, at the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery, Milo, with Pastor David Mumford officiating. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.laryfuneralhome.com


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