|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1937|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2012|
AY CHRISTIAN ALLINDER, 73,
GREENVILLE — Jay Christian Allinder, 73, of Largo, Fla., passed Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at the Palm Gardens of Pinellas nursing home.
Jay will be laid to rest with his parents Allen (A.F.) and Emily (Petersen) Allinder at East Montcalm Cemetery and the family will have a memorial service this spring.
Memorial services will be published in the Greenville Daily News funeral notice section and will be conduct-ed by the Rev. Jerrold T. Jones.
Born in Greenville on Feb. 4, 1939, Jay attended Greenville High School and gradu-ated Class of 1957. He's a graduate of Arizona State University and has lived in Clearwater, Fla., for over 20 years. Jay battled mental ill-ness most of his adult life. He strived to live independently and against the odds he did. Jay is also known for his kindness and gracious-ness. His friends and acquaintances always said, "He's the nicest man!"
Jay is dear father and grandfather to David (Helen) Allinder and their two children Daniel and Eric; and Christina (Mark) Horvath and their three children Michael, Catrina and Megan.
Jay also is survived by two siblings, the Rev. William ( Joan) Allinder of Cadillac and their two children, Nancy and John; and his sister, Bonnie Reid of Alma and her three children, Wendy, Amy and James.
Dear cousin Ron Allinder, who always kept in touch, lives Aurora, Ill.; and long-time per-sonal friends, Renee Pleva and Kurt Fleck.
Grandson of the late Jay C. and Christina Petersen and Mrs. Grace S.C. Allinder.
Our family wishes to express appreciation to Palm Gardens of Pinellas and Sun Coast Hospice for their loving and sustaining care of Jay. Those planning an expression of sympa-thy may wish to consider Suncoast Hospice Foundation at www.thehospice.org/Special-Pages/Donate, First Congregational Church or Greenville High School Alumni.
Messages of condolence may be sent www. hurstfuneralhome.com.
Allen F. Allinder (1906 - 1985)
Emily L. Petersen Allinder (1907 - 1984)
East Montcalm Cemetery
Created by: Harry Moyles
Record added: Oct 29, 2001
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