Lillian Jay

Lillian Blanche Jay, 102, passed away peacefully on the morning of Feb. 17, 2014.

She was born in Ellensburg, Wash. on April 10, 1911 and was raised in Western Washington.

Blanche was the oldest of nine siblings; five sisters and three brothers. She is survived by three of her sisters, Lois Dodd, Virginia Teague and Delores (Doll) Jones; her son John Jay; five grandchildren, Joanie Carr, Ernest Newland, Marvin Newland, Lisa Hagerman and Jane Jay; seven great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral service was held Wednesday, Feb. 26 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church on Bainbridge Island. Interment services took place on Thursday, Feb. 27 at Washington Memorial Park in Seattle.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Cook Family Funeral Home on Bainbridge Island.