Jay Brian Siskin
January 24, 1950 – November 15, 2020
Siskin- Jay Brian
January 24, 1950 – November 15, 2020. After a several month battle with liver cancer, Jay passed away peacefully on Nov 15th surrounded by his immediate family. Jay was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend who was known for his ever-present smile, his larger-than-life personality, his affable and generous nature, and his kind and compassionate soul. In his career, Jay was a respected executive in the jewelry industry. In his downtime, he enjoyed golf, meditation, the arts, and making meaningful heartfelt connections with all those he knew. More than anything, he was a caretaker and family man whose greatest joy was putting a smile on the faces of the people he loved. Jay was preceded in death by his parents, Betty and Sam, and stepsister Mitzi. He is survived by his wife Penny, sons Skyler and Derek, sister Susan, step-siblings Lynda and Lee, mother-in-law Joyce, daughter-in-laws Mara and Ali, grandchildren Brendon, Cameron, Cole, Mylo and Freddy, and many other much loved cousins, nephews, nieces, relatives and dear friends. Jay touched so many lives and meant so much to all of us. We will always love and miss him more than words can express, and his life and memory will forever be cherished and live on in all of our hearts. Services under the direction of Riverside-Nassau North Chapels, 55 North Station Plaza, Great Neck, NY 11021, (516) 487-9600, www.riversidenassaunorthchapels.com.
Jay was a life force We shared an endearing 64 year friendship. Lots of laughs, wild experiences, deep thoughts. Now he’s gone Like a steam locomotive rolling down the tracks Nothing to do but smile smile Smile Sincerely, Joe Eliasoph
Friday, November 20, 2020
Jay Brian Siskin
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November 18, 2020
I've never met a nicer person or more of a gentleman in the jewelry industry than Jay.
His calm and reassuring manner, always with a smile, made it a pleasure to know and work with him.
I will miss him tremendously. My condolences to Penny, Skyler, Derek and the whole Siskin family.
November 17, 2020
About 20 years ago, I was introduced to Jay & Penny. I was proud to become part of the Penny Preville Family for a number of years.
Jay was a gentleman and a gentle man. I will always remember him with such fondness.
My heart is heavy for Penny, Skyler & Derrick as well as their families.
Rest In Peace with loving memories. Lynda
November 16, 2020
Dear Penny, kids and family,
Lenny and I met you and Jay through Cathy and Mark Maslan. We sat with you at Andrew’s wedding and enjoyed it so much!
We are so very sorry that Jay is gone. What a terrible loss! We are thinking of you with love and condolences during this very sad time.
Lenny and Lisa Cohen