Jay L. Starr, 89, of Montoursville, died Saturday Oct. 12, 2013, at Valley View Nursing Center Montoursville. He was born in Williamsport on Nov. 5, 1923, the son of Betron and Leda Rice Starr.
Jay had been employed by the former GTE Sylvania and Litton Ind. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Montoursville. He had volunteered at Divine Providence Hospital. His wife, the former Kathleen R. Saar, had preceded him in death on Jan. 2, 2009.
Jay is survived by his sons, Jack (Frances) Starr, of Mesa, Ariz. and James Starr, of Bloomsburg. He is also survived by eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Mildred Starr, of Williamsport; and a brother, Thomas (Geraldine) Starr, of Rauchtown.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Hopwood.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 100 Walnut St., Montoursville, on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. His pastor, the Rev. John Manno will officiate. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.
The family will provide the flowers and Crouse Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. www.CrouseFuneralHome.com