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Jay W. Mains

October 5, 1953 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 68)

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Of East Pittsburgh, age 68, went to rest in the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Jay was the beloved husband of Sandy (Bernard) Mains for 38 years.

Loving father of Sharon Mains and the late Adam Mains.

Treasured Pappy of Sophia, Lilliana, Gabriel and Zoey.

Son of the late William and late Lois Mains.

Son-in-law of Sylvia Bernard and the late Ted Bernard.

Dear brother of Paul (Irene) Mains of Level Green.

Jay is also survived by other loving relatives and friends.

Jay was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War era and served as an Airplane Mechanic. He worked as an aircraft mechanic for his civilian career with Corporate Jets/Air Methods and retired after 34 years of service.

He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, fish, camp and ride his Harley. He also enjoyed woodworking and was a Mr.-Fix-It, fixing things that needed fixed.

Friends are welcome on Friday from 4-8pm at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Linden Avenue at Cable Avenue, East Pittsburgh (412-824-8800).

Mass of Christian Burial in St. Maurice Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish on Saturday at 12 noon, followed by a Presentation of Military Honors.

Jay’s family asks that you honor him, not with material things such as flowers, but with a random act of kindness for someone in need.


April 29, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

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