Jay St. Onge

February 22, 1962 - May 4, 2021


Jay St. Onge passed away on May 4, 2021 from cancer.

Jay was born Feb. 22, 1962 in Seattle, Washington, the son of Rene and Dorothy St. Onge. When he was diagnosed with Down Syndrome, his parents insisted he live with them where he had a full and productive life.

In 1982, the family moved to Port Ludlow, Wash. Jay graduated from Port Townsend High School and over the years he worked at QFC grocery store and Port Ludlow Golf Course. He also attended The Gathering Place in Port Townsend. Following his parents’ deaths, he moved to Bainbridge Island to live with his sister, Lynn Ray.

Jay is survived by his sisters, Lynn Ray and Renee St.Onge Foster, both of Bainbridge Island, and many nephews and nieces.

In lieu of flowers a donation to bispecialneedsfoundation.org or www.seattlechildrens.org would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Stone Chapel Poulsbo Mortuary.


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Joan Reynolds

To the all family members of Jay St. Onge.

My son, Douglas Reynolds and I (his Mother) are sending you and yours our deepest condolences for the loss of your love one Jay.

We did not know him, although we want you and yours to have our support and care to all of those close to Jay and loved him dearly.

Douglas is also Down's and he spends his work days at Safeway in Port Townsend as a Courtesy Clerk now for 20 years this June.

We will donate to Bispecialneeds Foundation in honor of Jay.

Blessings and Healing,

Joan Reynolds and Son, Douglas Reynolds

Thursday, June 3