Jay "Jay" Brachulis


Mr. James “Jay” Anthony Brachulis of Huguenot, NY died unexpectedly on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis.  He was 61.

He was born January 27, 1959 in New York, NY the son of the late James Henry Brachulis and the late Barbara  Barelli Brachulis.


Jay married Lynda Norma Hastings 37 years ago on September 18, 1982 in Queens, NY.


He worked as a Senior Financial Investigator for DLA Piper, New York, NY.  Jay also worked as an investigator for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and the N.Y. State Dept. of Taxation and Finance in Queens, NY.

Earlier in his career Jay was a Sports Broadcaster for WABC Radio and 1010 WINS.  He also had the honor of being a Sports Analyst at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics for WABC Radio.


Surviving are:

Wife: Lynda N. Brachulis, at home.

Brother-in-law: John Hastings and his wife Ilse of Queens, NY.

Brother-in-law: Michael Hastings and his wife Laura of Yorktown Heights, NY.

Brother-in-law: Daniel Hastings and his wife Tracey of Huguenot, NY.

4 Nephews and 1 niece: Thomas Hastings, Christopher Hastings, Michael Hastings, Daniel Hastings & Ariana Hastings.


Visitation will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm with a 5:00pm blessing service at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc. 100 East Main Street Port Jervis followed by a cremation at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.


Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 1 Union Street #301, Robinsville, NJ 08691-4183


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191.  To read the obituary on line or to send a condolence note to the family vist www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com