Jay Steven Schaar
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Jay Steven Schaar

June 06, 1957 - December 21, 2007

Jay Steven Schaar

June 06, 1957 - December 21, 2007


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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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Obituary for Jay Steven Schaar

Jay Steven Schaar, 50, of New Philadelphia, died Friday, December 21, 2007 in Union Hospital at Dover.Born June 6, 1957 in Dover, Jay was the son of the late Sidney W. Schaar and Catherine (Hansen) Schaar Harris.Jay graduated from Starlight School in 1978, and was employed by Starlight Enterprises his entire life.He was an avid fan of Elvis Presley and Mickey Mouse. Jay also loved collecting matchbox cars throughout his lifetime. His infectious smile and wonderful sense of humor will be missed by his family which includes his three brothers, Sidney W. (Juda) Schaar of Orrville; Lynn Schaar of Dover; and Keith (Nancy) Schaar of Sherrodsville; 7 nieces and nephews and his loving family at East Circle East High group home. In addition to his parents, Jay was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry D. of Columbus and Richard L. of Warsaw.Visitation will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia on Wednesday, December 26, 2007 from 6 to 8 p.m. A service celebrating Jay's life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday beginning at 10 a.m. with Rev. Chuck McNatt officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgecrest Memory Gardens at Dover. The family requests memorial contributions be directed to Starlight School and Workshop, 638 Commercial Avenue S.W., New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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