Comfort, Rodney "Jay"
Age 69, of Elmira, NY, passed away on Friday, August 1, 2014, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Jay is the son of the late William and Helen (Spencer) Comfort. He is survived by his sisters, Dixie (Bob) VanHouten, Mavis (Paul) White and Sherry (Ken) Theetge; brother, Dale (Bonnie) Comfort; and several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, Jay was predeceased by his brothers, Linden, Lester, Vernon, Ronald and Marvin; also sisters, Ruth Sampson, Winnie Struble, Jean Birch and Gloria Jordan. He retired from the Elmira City School District. Jay was an avid bowler, Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Dodgers Fan. Jay was a wonderful brother and will be missed very much. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Funeral and Committal Service there Wednesday evening at 8:00 p.m. Pastor Bryan Kain will officiate. Interment will be held privately in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. Those wishing may make memorials to the
or the Falck Cancer Center. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. The family would like to thank Dr. Roger Schenone, Dr. Joseph Krueger, Dr. Thomas Jennings, and the wonderful staff at Falck Cancer Center for the kindness and care given to Jay during his illness. Guestbook may be signed in obituaries at www.olthof.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Star-Gazette on Aug. 5, 2014