Jay Christian Doe
December 18, 1944 – May 17, 2021
Jay Christian Doe, age 76, of Winslow, passed away on Monday evening May 17, 2021 at his residence after fighting a courageous battle from cancer which was diagnosed in March 2019,
Jay was born in Waterville on December 18, 1944 the son of George and Carolyn Fernald Doe. He attended schools in Windsor graduating from Erskine Academy class of 1962.
After graduating from high school, Jay moved to Boston to work and pursue his education attending Northeastern University night division for nearly 5 years while working fulltime in the restaurant industry. After 5 ½ years he returned to his roots to the Augusta area where he met his wife the former Lois Pass in the late 60’s, and they were married on June 21, 1969. Jay moved to Waterville to take a job as a waiter at the Silent Women Restaurant, and was waiter at the former Steve’s Restaurant for over 15 years. Being a dreamer, Jay decided to make a career change to attend and graduate from Pierre’s School of Beauty with the goal of owning his own business. While attending Pierre’s School of Beauty he worked part-time for his brother-in-law at Jones & Rich Funeral Home in Portland. In 1988, Jay opened his own salon in Waterville naming it Uptown Style. After 30 years, due to ill health Jay decided in March 2020 to retire.
Jay is survived by his wife of 51 years Lois Pass Doe of Winslow, 2 Sons, Christopher Doe and his wife Carla and their daughter, Delaney, Darin Doe and his son Hazen, 5 Brothers; Peter Fernald and his wife Phyllis of Vassalboro, Ralph Doe and his wife Madeline, David Doe and his wife Carla, James Doe and Daniel Doe all of Windsor, 3 sisters; Deborah and her husband Robert Barnes of Cape Elizabeth, Diane and her husband Robert Brown of Dresden, Joyce and her husband Alan Vittorioso, of Scarborough. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life to be held in his memory at the Winslow VFW, Veterans Drive, Winslow, Sunday May 30, 2021 from 1 to 3 PM.
Interment will be private for the family at Resthaven Cemetery, Windsor. Arrangements are under the care of Veilleux & Redington Funeral Home, Waterville. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jay’s memory may be made to the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, 361 Old Belgrade Road, Augusta, ME. 04333. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Kim, Dr. Dohner and the nurses at the Cancer Center for their compassionate care during Jay’s illness.
Celebration of Life
Sunday, May 30, 2021
Jay Christian Doe
May 24, 2021
Jay was a kind and gentle man. We have fond memories of dinners around Christmas time, prepared by his lovely wife Lois. And, of course, all of the years that their son played with the band, Misty Bliss. Our sincerest condolences to Jay's family. All our love, Paul & Shannon
May 22, 2021
Lois, Chris, Darin and family. I am so sorry for your loss, Jay was a wonderful friend and coworker,he did my hair for many years before retirement. Jay would call me many times and say do you want to go for a ride in his beautiful Mercedes convertible he would pick me up and away we went for a short ride with the CD,s blasting songs of the past 50’s 60’s and 70’s, I will never forget Jay and know that he is at peace enjoying life in Heaven a place that he deserves to be!
Thank you Jay for being part of my life!