Jay E. Stocking
Buffalo -- Jay E. Stocking, 48, of Buffalo, formerly of East Pembroke, passed away Thursday (March 29, 2012) at the Erie County Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.
Jay was born May 12, 1963 in Batavia, a son of Duane Stocking and the late Diane (Kemp) Stocking.
Some of Jay's favorite pastimes were spending time with his family and being in the outdoors. He had a great talent for restoring and refurbishing things. Jay will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Jay is survived by his father, Duane Stocking, of Ocala, Fla; brother, Stephan (Bobbie) Stocking, of Corfu; nephew, Jesse (Jen) Stocking, of Corfu; niece, Casey (Mike) Graber, of Corfu, and great nieces, Emma and Hailey Graber. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Family and friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday April 1 at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4-6 Main St., Corfu. At 4 p.m., there will be an informal service, a time of reflection and storytelling celebrating Jay's life. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke, will be held privately by the family.