Died: March 21, 1955
Married: Helen Eldred (d. 1948); Bertha Homburger
Children: Jay T. Stickney, Jr.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, March 21, 1955
JAY STICKNEY DIES SUDDENLY; PRIVATE RITES
Jay T. Stickney, Sr., for 27 years associated with A. Fortune and Co., Inc., in Saranac Lake, died suddenly at 9:30 a. m., yesterday, at the Saranac Lake General Hospital, where he was admitted three weeks ago following a heart attack. Friends may call at the chapel of A. Fortune and Co., 40 Church st. Funeral services will be private.
A graduate of the Saranac Lake High School, Mr. Stickney attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa. During his 27 year association with Fortune's, he had served 14 years as company president following the death of his father.
Mr. Stickney was a veteran of World War I, having served with the 303rd Heavy Field Artillery in France. He served as Village Trustee for five years and had served as a member of the Board of Education for six years, one year of which he was president.
Previous to his association with Fortune's he had worked for the Kollecker Art Store.