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Jay L. Sinsabaugh

October 22, 1925 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 95)


Jay L. Sinsabaugh, 95, of Waverly, NY passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at the Sayre Health Care Center.

He was born on October 22, 1925, in Waverly, NY the son of the late Howard and Hazel (Ennis) Sinsabaugh.

Jay was a Veteran of the US Navy, serving during WWII in the Philippines. He took his basic training at Sampson Naval Base and sailed out from Brooklyn Navy Yards. He served on the USS Blueridge and the USS LCI 343. He was employed with Ingersoll Rand, Athens, for 43 years, prior to retiring. He was a lifelong member of the Sayre Christian Church, a lifetime member of the Athens Borough Fire Department, served as Assistant Chief in the Ulster-Sheshequin Fire Association, and was a founding member of the Tri-Township Ambulance Association.

He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 70 years; Charlotte V. Sinsabaugh, 2 infant sisters; Laura and Beverly Sinsabaugh, 2 brothers; Harold and Norman Sinsabaugh, and 2 sisters; Hattie Krauss and Irene Moseley.

Jay is survived by his son; Howard Sinsabaugh of Waverly, NY, and daughter and son-in-law; Cheryl and Glenn Hunsinger of Sayre, PA, granddaughter; Brenda Schultz of Long Island, NY, grandson and his wife; John and Victoria Foley of Barton, NY, great-grandchildren; MacKenzie Robinson of Waverly, NY, Abby, Gabby, and Reagen Foley of Barton, NY, and Austin and Hudson Schultz of Long Island, NY, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  

A memorial service will be held at 11am on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Avenue, Sayre, PA 18840 with Rev. Paula Kraus and Rev. James Donahoo co-officiating. The family is being cared for by Lowery-Urban Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Athens, PA.

Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA.

Memorial donations may be made to Stray Haven, 194 Shepard Road, Waverly, NY 14892. The family would like to thank the staff of Sayre Health Care Center for the care given to their loved one over the last year.



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Memorial Service
January 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Sayre Christian Church
427 S. Keystone Avenue
Sayre, PA 18840
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Stray Haven
194 Shepard Road, Waverly NY 14892
Tel: 1-607-565-2859

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