Jay Ambrose of Wilmington

Jay Ambrose, 66, of Wilmington, died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 19, surrounded by family.  He was the husband of Paula Dorn Ambrose, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage. Born in Dover, DE, he was a son of the late Paul E. and the late Frances (Gannon) Ambrose.

Jay Ambrose

Jay was vice president and senior wealth advisor at Morgan Stanley in Philadelphia before retiring in 2006.  He was also a member of Wilmington West Rotary Club, where he served as sergeant of arms. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, playing basketball, and relaxing on the beach in Sea Isle City.

In addition to his wife, Paula, Jay is survived by his son Gregory Ambrose of Bel Air, Md.; his daughter Lindsay Curtin and her husband Tom of Valhalla, N.Y.; his brother Tom Ambrose and his wife Sandy of Landenberg; his sisters Diane Rhine and her husband Paul of Tom’s River, N.J. and Karen Russel of Salisbury, Md.; his grandson Hudson Curtin and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

You are invited to visit with Jay’s family and friends from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, August 23rd at the Mendenhall Inn, 323 Kennett Pike, Mendenhall, PA 19357.  For GPS directions try Chadds Ford PA 19317. A memorial service celebrating Jay’s life will follow at noon. Interment will be held privately.

Jay’s son-in-law, Tom Curtin, will be running in the NYC marathon Nov. 5 to benefit the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Therefore, donations in Jay’s memory may be made at http://www.tinyurl.com/TeamBigJay or payable to the MMRF and sent to Lindsay Curtin 193 Prospect Ave. Valhalla, NY 10595.  Arrangements are by Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square.  To view Jay’s online tribute and to share condolences with his family, please visit www.griecocares.com

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