On December 29, 2021 God decided that He needed our beloved\nhusband, father, and grandfather, Jay Lawrence D'Angona, 70, of\nBradford, NH to be with Him in heaven. Jay passed away in Beaufort,\nSC.\nJay was born in Worcester, MA on April 23, 1951 to the late Samuel and\nEllie D'Angona. He met his wife of 48 years, Miriam, at Barrington\nCollege, in Barrington, RI. Jay earned two master's degrees in\nChemistry from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Computer Security\nfrom Capital College. The two moved to California where Jay started his\nfirst job as a chemist at the University of California, San Francisco and\nbegan raising a family of four daughters. Jay then worked as a software\nengineer for Hughes Aircraft and Raytheon, until he retired early to\nspend more time with his loving family at his farm in Bradford, NH, and\nbeach house on Fripp Island, SC. Throughout his career, Jay was a\nloving Patriarch and always put his family first, taking them on travel\nadventures all over the world, including Hong Kong, Thailand, Macau,\nand Costa Rica. He took great pride in his family and grandsons and\nloved being their "Popi". He enjoyed life and projects on the farm and on\nthe beach at Fripp with his wife, ATVing, skiing, jeeping with friends, and\nteaching his kids and grandkids about life.\nJay is remembered as being a very thoughtful, patient, kind and\nintelligent man who always put the needs of others before himself. His\nsmile was contagious and he was always offering to lend a hand. He\nknew how to fix anything and everything, and if he didn't know, he\nwould learn! Throughout his life, he used his engineering skills to help\nothers and acquired many handy skills, including being an electrician,\nwelder, plumber, builder, inventor, and master of all projects. No job was\ntoo big for Jay and he truly enjoyed helping others. He tackled it all, and\nwith 100% precision! He loved to teach others all he had learned in life,\nespecially his daughters, sons-in-law and grandkids and always did so\nwith a great big grin and accompanying dad jokes. His sense of humor\nwas infectious and his generosity endless.\nAbove all, Jay was a devout Christian family man, whose unwavering\nfaith inspired and saved others. Jay lived life to the fullest, having\nexperienced more life than most dream of, and always put God and his\nfamily in the center of all he did. Jay enjoyed taking his family to church\nand hosting Bible studies in his home. Jay attributed all he had to God \nand was so thankful for the countless blessings God provided for him\nand his family.\nHe is survived by his wife, Miriam D'Angona, his four daughters: Kristine\nD'Angona, Cynthia Funk (Joshua Funk), Anne Marie Thompson (James\nThompson), and Alida Barry (Randolph Barry), his grandsons: Caleb\nand Jacob Funk, his brother and sister: Paul D'Angona and Sharron\nVanWickle, nieces and nephews, and countless friends. He now joins\nhis father and mother in heaven with his Heavenly Father. He will be\ndeeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.\nA private family viewing with take place at Anderson Funeral Home in\nBeaufort, SC.\nA graveside service will follow, for all to attend, on January 7, 2022 at\nSt. Helena Church, 505 Church Street, Beaufort, SC, at 2:00pm.\nIn lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to St. Helena's\nAnglican Church, P.O. Box 1043, Beaufort, SC, 29901, in honor and\nmemory of Jay's life, and will be used to help those in need.