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Official Obituary of

Jay Aaron Saltzman

April 25, 1959 ~ March 17, 2024 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Jay Saltzman Obituary

Jay Aaron Saltzman, 64, died on Sunday, March 17, 2024.  He was born in Findlay, OH on April 25, 1959, the son of Dr. Glenn and Ruth (Weaver) Saltzman.

Jay moved to Kent in 1966, was a 1977 graduate of Kent Roosevelt High School and has remained a resident since.  He attended Kent United Church of Christ.

Jay lived with many challenges since birth.  After graduating from high school, he lived independently.  He enjoyed his daily visits to the Kent Social Service for coffee, lunch and conversations with other clients.  The PARTA bus service made his transportation possible.  The family appreciates the support of the many organizations.

Jay was preceded in death by his father Glenn and his younger brother and best friend Jon.

He leaves his mother Ruth Saltzman; brother Jeff (Sally Abbott) Saltzman; sister Jill Saltzman; nephews, Daniel Saltzman, Andrew Saltzman, Connor Servantes, Austin (Natalie Wilson) Servantes and his great nephew Nicholas Saltzman.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 2:00PM in the Chapel at Kent United Church of Christ, 1400 E. Main St. Kent, OH 44240, with the Rev. Amy Gopp officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Jay’s favorite place, Kent Social Services, 1066 S. Water St. Kent, OH 44240.

Services in the care of Bissler and Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 628 W. Main St. Kent, OH 44240.

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Memorial Service
March 23, 2024

2:00 PM
Kent United Church of Christ
1400 E. Main Street
Kent, OH


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