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1 of 11 | Posted by: Kim Miller - Oracle, AZ

“There are many words to describe Jay, he was an amazing man. I am glad that I had an chance to be in his life. He taught me many things and his love...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Kim Miller - Oracle, AZ

“thinking of you at this time.thank you for all you do.Phil vincello,joe and Sylvia Kist. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“To The Marino Family: I am very sorry to have learned of the loss of Jay. I first met Jay back in 1985 when he cared for several of our horses at...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: David Milite - Cleveland Heights, OH

“It is with a heavy heart that I submit this note. I love the Marino family! I have so many amazing memories that I truly cherish, though life has...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Karol M. Germany - Brecksville

“Karen I am so sorry to hear about Jay.I will keep you and your family in my prayers during this difficult time. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Amy Ostrander - Cape Coral, FL

“It is with a heavy heart that I submit this note. I love the Marino family! I have many amazing memories and though the years have taken us different...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Jay will be missed terribly by Jerry and I. We always shared a laugh on the way to the paddock when we would be running horses as we had to pass...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Lynn Boggs & Jerry Noss - OH

“karen our prayers are with you and family. weve known ur family for years. anything you need just let us know. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: carmela cimaglia - geneva, OH

“Karen,We are so sorry for your loss. I know that it has been a rough road. You have many friends at the Lantern and you and your family are in our...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kim Semple - Madison, OH

“How very sad to get the news about Jay. What a blessing it has been to get to know all of you through the years. Jay was so much fun to be around......Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Bernice Taylor - Painesville, OH

James "Jay" Gary Marino, Age 71, of Perry, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Madison Health Care in Madison.

Born March 18, 1941 in Cleveland, to Phyllis (Thomas) and Anthony Marino, he married Karen Soblesky on December 1, 1962 in Cleveland Heights.

Jay liked talking to friends and strangers alike and always had a funny story to tell. He loved his family, horse farm, and supervising home cooked meals. Always generously inviting anyone around to come and eat, he opened his home to many over the years. He will be missed and has been missed through a devastating illness.

He is survived by:
Wife of 50 years: Karen Marino of Perry
Daughter: Heather (Daryn Langley) Marino of Newell WVA
Sons: Jim (Melissa) Marino of Madison
David (Amanda) Marino of Perry
Grandchildren: Chelsea, Michael, Daniel and Chloe Marino,
Amber Nichols and Christopher Brooker
Sister: Mary Jane (Timothy) Beres of Lyndhurst
Brothers: Anthony Marino of Garrettsville
Joel Marino
Many Nieces and Nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends will be received from 5-8 p.m. Thursday December 6, 2012 at the Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, Ohio. Funeral Service will follow at 8:00 p.m. with
Andrew Wilson officiating.

Place of burial will be at South Ridge Cemetery, Perry Township.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Canter, c/o Pam Cleverly, Executive Director, 9277 Baldwin Road, Mentor, OH 44060.