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Jay W. Turner

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TURNER Jay W. Turner, of Malden, died unexpectedly on May 4, 2014 at the age of 66. Jay was born in Stoneham, raised in Wakefield and a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1966. He went on to earn his degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and worked as an Electrician for Stone & Webster for 23 years & Fidelity Investments in Boston for 15 years before his retirement last July. Jay resided in Wakefield until 1971, Melrose for several years and Malden since 1983. He was a member of the Malden American Legion Post #69 and the Melrose V.F.W. for many years. Jay loved camping, fishing, climbing, skiing and spending his summers with his family in York, ME. He was a very hard worker and enjoyed time with his children & grandchildren. Jay was the beloved husband of Susan A. (Trainor) Turner for 43 years. Devoted son of Janice (Grover) & the late Kenneth R. Turner. Loving father of Pamela Jones & her husband Christopher of Saugus, Jeffrey Turner & his wife Jennifer of Reading, Kevin Turner & his wife Julie of Malden. Cherished grandfather of Kyra, Caroline, Avery, Aidan, Jay, Kevin Jr., and Cole. Caring brother of Judy Cabral & her husband Art and Joyce Pfeil & her husband Fred, all of Wakefield. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Thursday, May 8th at 8:45 A.M., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of the Incarnation, 425 Upham St., Melrose at 10:00 A.M. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Burial in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to New England Center for Homeless Veteran, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

Published in Boston Herald on May 7, 2014
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