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Jack Serrett

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Jack "Jay" Serrett

Jack "Jay" Serrett of Reno passed away April 21, 2015 after a long battle with Lewy Body Disease. He was born in Bronx, New York on August 7, 1935. He worked as a purveyor and was active in the High Sierra Chef's Society; earning recognition as Purveyor of the Year (1983), Purveyor of the Month (Jan. 1990), Outstanding Contributions towards the 1991 Culinary Art Salon, Outstanding Service as a Board Member (1992-4), Professionalism Award (2010), and the Presidential Merit Award (2010). He founded Signoretti Sausage and Provision Company in 1990.

He was also an accomplished musician, playing Latin Percussion. He was instrumental in bringing musical groups to the Incline area, including Polish Jazz Band and Pearl, with many performances free to the public. He organized the Celebrate America Music Festival (1983), and actively worked with Incline Follies and July 4 Extravaganza at the Village Green at Lake Tahoe, as well as many music competitions and granted a music scholarship.

One of his favorite activities was swimming, and he completed the Trans Tahoe Swim in 1980 (3rd place).

He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Theressa; his son, Robert; daughters Nicole (Dummitt) and Jill (Knox); 2 step-children and 11 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3pm on Sunday, April 26, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, where he was a member.

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Apr. 26, 2015
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