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Jay Leroux
February 08, 2024


BUXTON – Jay Gerard Leroux, 71, passed away on February 8, 2024, at home after battling multiple health issues. He was born in Portland, Maine on May 26, 1952, eldest son of the late Gerard A. and Rhoda M. (Daley) Leroux.

After graduating from Westbrook High School, Jay obtained an Associate’s degree in Marine Biology from Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute. Jay held various positions at local businesses throughout Maine, including Bradley’s, Data General, E. W. Noyes, Emery Waterhouse, Loranger Door & Window, Sears, The One, National Telephone and Technology and most recently Hannaford where he became known as a welcoming, friendly face to everyone he met.

Jay enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, rafting, music concerts, and most importantly spending time with his friends and family. Special memories include a bicycle trip to Nova Scotia, years of endless summers growing up on Sebago Lake at camp, Slow-pitch softball league, multiple hikes to the summit of Mt. Katahdin and spending time at his hunting camp in Solon with friends.

He is survived by his children - Michelle L. Clarke of Athens, PA (mother Wendolyn C. Clarke) and Jamie L. Leroux of Gorham (mother Jeanne M. Leroux); brother – Dale L. Leroux and his wife Anne M. and their family of Westbrook and one granddaughter Charlotte M. Dickenson-Leroux.

A celebration of life will be held on March 2nd from 12 noon-4PM at the American Legion Post #197, 300 Conant St., Westbrook. Everyone is welcome.

An intimate graveside service will be held this spring at St. Hyacinth Cemetery.

Online condolence messages can be submitted to the Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service website,
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Saco River Wildlife Center, 238 River Road Limington, ME 04049.

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Chad E. Poitras Cremation & Funeral Service
498 Long Plains Road
Buxton, ME 04093