Staley, James "Jay" Age 74, late of New Lenox. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family February 26, 2013 at his home. Jay is survived by his wife, Dorothy "Dee" Staley; his children, Robert J. Staley, Juliann R. (Thomas) Budde, James R. (Jennifer Hudak-Staley) Staley and Rebecca (Rick Jerding) Staley; he is also survived by five grandchildren, Ariana and Ivy Jerding, Jessica Hudak, Abigail and Sean Staley; and one sister, Mary Helen (David) Biesack. Jay enjoyed golf, bowling, model trains and planes, doing puzzles and fixing anything. Donations to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Funeral Monday 10:00 AM from the Hickey Memorial Chapel, 442 E. Lincoln Hwy., New Lenox to St. Jude Church 10:30 AM Mass. Visitation Sunday 2:00 - 8:00 PM. 815-485-8697.
Published in Herald News on Feb. 28, 2013