- Local Guide
Jay J. Lenhart, 42, of Shadyside, Pa., died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, after a battle with cancer
He was the son of Norma (Gene) Gill, of Wapakoneta, and Thomas (Glenice) Lenhart, Sr., of Sidney.
Also surviving are is devoted partner, Neil McGee; two brothers, Mark Leenhart and Thomas Lenhart Jr.; two sisters, Terri Cecere, and Cindy Koenig; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jay was a graduate of the Pontifical College Josephinum and a Registered Nurse at Allegheny General Hospital. A master SCUBA diver, Jay was the president of the Steel City Divers. He found time to participate in many organizations including, M.A.S.T, B.A.D., N.H.A.R.C., Gildaâ€™s Club, 3 Rivers Dharma, First United Methodist Church of Shadyside and volunteered on the USS Brig Niagara. All that can be said in this time of sadness is that, â€˜the world was a better place for him having lived.â€™
Donations may be made to Gildaâ€™s Club in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Arrangements are being handled by Soxman Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Pittsburgh, Pa.