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Jay F. Hudak

1960 - 2021



Jay F. Hudak, 60, of Hubbard, OH, passed away the morning of March 15, 2021 at his residence.

Jay was born September 3, 1960 in Holloman AFB, New Mexico. He was the son of the late Deacon John J. Hudak III. His mother Hazel A. (Heims) Hudak survives at home. Jay was a member Holy Trinity National Catholic Church in New Castle. Jay was a graduate of New Castle High School, class of 1978.

Following graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Jay served his country during Desert Storm.  He earned the rank of Master Sergeant / E-7 with twenty years of service. Jay retired from the Air Force Reserves and was Honorably Discharged. Jay continued to work at the 910 AFB as civilian contractor for many years.  He enjoyed collecting both coins and guns. Jay enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Military Veterans Motorcycle Club.

In addition to his mother Hazel, Jay is survived by two sons, Edward V. (Lindsey) Hudak of Delmont, PA, and Nicholas J. Hudak of Youngstown, OH; two grandsons, Brooks Hudak, and Carter Hudak, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Jay was preceded in death by his father John; maternal grandparents, Ralph and Anna Heims; paternal grandparents, John and Sophie Hudak.

Following Jay’s wishes there are no calling hours scheduled at this time. A private Memorial Service will be held at a later date for immediate family. Burial and Rite of Committal will be in Madonna Cemetery. The Very Rev. John A. Rencewicz II will officiate. Local arrangements are entrusted to the Noga Funeral Home Inc. 1142 Mill Street New Castle.

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Wendy Strainic

March 19, 2021 11:43 AM

Mrs. Hudak, I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Jay at the base.  He was always kind and professional.  He had a ready smile and always found solutions.  I can't imagine your pain.  I will gladly plant a tree in Jays memory. 

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