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Jay Stauffer


Jay E. Stauffer, 79, of Middletown entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 10, 2016, suddenly at his home. Jay Stauffer 7 20

 Jay was born on December 16, 1936 in Middletown and was the son of the late Oscar and Catherine Epler Stauffer.

 He was a carpenter for Union Brotherhood of Carpenters, and a member of Middletown Moose Lodge 410, and the NRA. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, trapping and the outdoors.

 In addition to his parents, Jay was preceded in death by a son J. E. Stauffer Jr., and four siblings.

 Jay is survived by his three children Neil E. Stauffer and his wife Tammy Lee of Elizabethtown, Karen L. Trader and her husband Jason of West Virginia, and Bret M. Stauffer of Middletown; three grandchildren Jason M. Stauffer of South Carolina, Charlotte Layman of West Virginia, and Deacon Stauffer of Middletown; and six siblings Gladys Kern of Elizabethtown, Louise Ebersole of Virginia, Nancy Polk of Maryland, Mary Ann Barto of Elizabethtown, Patsy Yocum of Middletown, and Kenneth Stauffer of Hummelstown.

 A memorial service will be held on July 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 75 E. High St., Elizabethtown, PA 17022, with the Rev. Albert Domines officiating.
 Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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