October 10, 1943 ~ August 11, 2022
Anthony Joseph Traina (Jay), beloved husband, father, and friend, went to be with the lord on August 11 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in the company of his loving family.
Jay was born on October 10, 1943, in Pascagoula, MS and grew up in Baton Rouge. Jay graduated from Redemptorist High School in 1962. After a short stint in the US Navy, Jay lived in Rhode Island and eventually settled back in Louisiana, where he owned a carpet installation business for over 40 years. Jay enjoyed tennis, fishing, and most of all, going out and spending time with his best friend and wife of 57 years, Evelyn.
He is survived by his loving wife Evelyn Traina, his son Michael Traina and his wife Melissa, his son Jeffrey Traina and his wife Candace, and his three grandchildren Brittanie, Kane, and Carlee. He is also survived by 2 brothers Frank Traina (spouse Lisa) and Joseph Traina (spouse Jackie) and one sister Angie Warner (spouse Brad).
Jay will be remembered as a mischievous, caring, honest and decent man who was loved by everyone who knew him. Join us in a “Celebration of Life & Memorial Service” on Wednesday August 17, 2022, at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs, Louisiana from 5 to 7 pm.