Jay D. LorawSeptember 17, 1960 ~ May 2, 2017 (age 56)
Jay D. Loraw, 56, of Mount Joy, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at his residence. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late J. Darwin and Louise (Storm) Loraw. Jay was the husband of Anna Ruth (Yovanovich) Loraw with whom he celebrated ten years of marriage this past July 12th.
A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, family was the most important part of Jay’s life. Jay was a member of the Mount Joy VFW Post 5752 Auxiliary.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Ruthie, are two children, Jason Loraw, husband of Sonnia of Lancaster and Jay Loraw, husband of Jamie of Mount Joy; two step-children, Chase Bard of Marietta and Tristenne Hunter of Texas; ten grandchildren; three sisters, Elaine Brady, wife of Harold, Beverly Hower, wife of Charles and Mary Loraw all of Mount Joy; in-laws, William and Ruth Yovanovich of Elizabethtown; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service honoring Jay’s life will be held at Saint Mark’s United Methodist Church, 37 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 3:30 PM. Family and friends will be received at the church before the service from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Interment will follow at Kraybill Mennonite Cemetery. If desired contributions may be made to 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue, PO Box 549, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.