Jack F. Dayton, 57, of Canonsburg, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, in his home surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.
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He was born June 21, 1957, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Wilbur L. and Eleanor F. Ramsey Dayton.
Mr. Dayton was a lifelong resident of Canonsburg.
He proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1977. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 553 in Strabane.
Mr. Dayton retired in 2009 from Estes Trucking after 15 dedicated years.
He was a ham radio operator with the call letters KA3ZLR and a past member of Washington Amateur Communications.
On September 28, 1979, he married Diana Sue Quevi, who survives.
Also surviving are his beloved three children, Jessica (Jeff) Crum of Upper St. Clair, Kimberly Dayton of Pittsburgh and Jacob Dayton of Canonsburg; sisters Donna (Michael) Stutts of Canonsburg and Diane (Michael) Burns of Washington; brother Jerry (Kathy) Dayton of Mt. Holly, N.J.; half brother Bill (Carol) Dayton of Redington Beach, Fla.; mother-in-law Beverly Quevi of McDonald; and his lifelong best friend, Mark (Karen) Jacobs of Eighty Four.
He also leaves behind his two beloved dogs, Princess and Puddles, who stayed by his side until he took his last breath.
In addition to his parents, deceased is his sister, Dixie Dayton, who passed away in 2005.
Friends are welcome from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Salandra Funeral Service Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120, where a service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, with the Rev. Don Coleman officiating, with military honors accorded by VFW Post 191 Honor Guard beginning at 10:45 a.m. A private interment will take place in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg.
To view or extend condolences, please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.
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Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc.
304 West Pike St Canonsburg, PA 15317
Published in Observer-Reporter on July 29, 2014