Jay F. Kubicki, 73, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2011, in the Lancaster General Hospital.
He would have celebrated 51 years of marriage this coming September 24, with the woman he cherished, Gladys J. Llewellyn Kubicki.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Frank A. and Margaret Jones Kubicki.
Jay had worked for the HammerTek Corp. of Salunga for 10 years until retiring in 2005. He had also worked for the Eberhard Faber Co. in Mountaintop, for over 20 years.
After his retirement from HammerTek, he worked for his son’s business, KAPS Recon Center Inc., in Manheim.
He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War, and was a 1959 graduate of Wilkes College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Jay was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church.
His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sporting events; he was their biggest fan.
In addition to his wife, Jay is survived by the three sons he loved dearly, Kevin L, married to Leslie, Lititz, Pa.; Jay J. married to Kelly, York, Pa., and Dr. Jody J. married to Kristin, Berwick; five beloved grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Kameron, Kade, Danielle and Joseph; sister, Joyce A. Kubicki, Wilkes-Barre and brother Jan T. Kubicki of Philadelphia.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, Pa. Friends may call again on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 601 E. Delp Rd., Lancaster, Pa., with the Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Jay’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To send an online condolence, please visit www.SnyderFuneralHome.com.