Surrounded by his loving family and friends, Jay Henderson, 53, of Roscoe, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 3, 2010. Born June 1, 1956, in North Charleroi, he was the son of the late Francis X. Henderson and Julia Pidanich Henderson of Roscoe. Jay was a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania where he obtained Masters Degree's in Hydrology and Education. He was employed by Fayette Engineering where he worked as a hydrologist. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a Penn State Master Gardener. When not gardening, he enjoyed swimming, boating, and cooking. In addition to his mother, Jay is survived by a sister, Carol Ann Rebar and husband Robert of Centerville; a brother, Robert Francis Henderson and wife Susan of Germany; two nieces, Karen Cox and husband Steven, and Cathy Henderson; two nephews, Thomas M. Rebar and wife Lori, and Nicholas C. Rebar; a great-niece, Julia Cox; and a great-nephew, Tommy Rebar. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the MELENYZER-DuBARR FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe, where a Blessing Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 6, in the funeral home with Rev. George Moneck officiating. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.