Jay Joseph Lauer, 26, of Uniontown, formerly of Somerset, passed on April 10, 2017. Born June 5, 1990 in Johnstown, he is a son of Ricky and Theresa (Pingatore) Lauer of Somerset. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Robert Lauer. Jay is survived by his parents; siblings Zack, Luke, and Isabella Lauer, all of Somerset; paternal grandmother Carolyn Lauer of Somerset; maternal grandparents Joseph and Rose Pingatore of Somerset; and fiancé BethErin Mechling of Uniontown. Jay will also be greatly missed by his dog “Scout”.
He was a 2008 graduate of Somerset High School and a 2013 graduate of Slippery Rock University with a degree in Business and Finance. He loved music, and singing and playing guitar with his brothers and friends. He also enjoyed hiking and fishing, as well as football and snowboarding. Jay will be truly missed and forever loved. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Monday at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset where a vigil service will be held at 1:45 PM. A funeral mass will be held at 9:30 AM Tuesday at St. Peter’s Church, Father Daniel O’Neill celebrant. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Peter’s Church at 433 W. Church St. Somerset, PA 15501.