Jay G. Swank
1977 - 2017
Jay G. Swank, a resident of Malden, passed
away suddenly in his home on Oct 30th, at the age of 40. Jay was
born in Poughkeepsie, NY in 1977. He spent time growing up in
Walpole, MA, before his family settled in Windham, ME. In 2001,
he married his sweetheart, Renee Whetstone, in Pennsylvania. The
two eventually settled down in Malden to raise their family.
After completing his education, Jay had gotten his Cosmetology
License and had worked as a Hairdresser. He also had worked for
Internet Marketing Companies. Having worked with both AA and NA
as part of his own recovery, Jay had also been involved in many
recovery programs assisting others, as well as overseeing
halfway houses. He was an active member of the Nazarene Church,
both at the First Nazarene Church of Malden and at the District
level. He also enjoyed being involved with the Windsor Hills
Nazarene Camp and Retreat in New Hampshire.
He is survived by his wife Renee (Whetstone) Swank, his
children, Aja, Jerome, and Lexi Swank of Malden, and Christian
Peterson of NH, his parents, J. Grant and Priscilla Swank of
Windham, ME, his sisters, Crystal Miller of ME and Heidi Inlow
of CT, as well as is father and mother in law, Rev. Gerald and
Ellen Whetstone of Malden, and his sister in law, Suzette
Connery of Quincy.
Funeral Services will be held at the First Nazarene Church of
Malden, 529 Eastern Ave, Malden on Saturday, November 4th, at 11
AM. Committal will be private.
Visitation will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral
Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Friday, November 3rd, from 4 – 8