Jason Shaia, 41, of Manchester, loving son of Joan (Octtorovich) Shaia of West Hartford and the late Michael Shaia, died unexpectedly in Manchester on Monday, March 18, 2013.
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Jay was born in Manchester on April 18, 1971, and was a lifelong Manchester resident. He was employed as a cook at the City Canteen in the Federal Building in Hartford, and was an avid Miami Dolphins football fan.
He is survived by his mother, his brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Lisa Octtorovich of Windsor; brother, David Slominski of Norwalk; niece, Sarah Slominski; godparents, Barbara Gibbons and Thomas Daley; and numerous cousins and friends.
Visiting hours will be Sunday, March 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Holmes Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester, followed by a service at 4 p.m. Burial will be private in Elm Grove Cemetery in Windsor.
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Mar. 22 to Mar. 26, 2013