John J. Jay Sr. , 89, Cape Coral, passed away at Hope Hospice, Cape Coral, Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
He was born in Bayonne, N.J., the son of Bernard and Agnes Jablonski. He was a retired police detective sergeant and devoted husband to Margaret Jay, now deceased. They came to Cape Coral in 1981 and enjoyed their retirement.
He is survived by his son, John (Evelyn) Jay Jr. of Hunt Valley, Md., and daughter Bernice (John) Basile of Bayonne, N.J.; and brother, Bernard (Barbara) Jablonski of Bayonne. He had five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date at St. Henry Roman Cathoic Church, Bayonne , N.J. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Arlington, N.J., at a later date.
The family would like to thank the Hope Hospice of Cape Coral for outstanding care.
Arrangements are by Fuller Metz Cremation and Funeral Services.