Remembering Jay Kolenc – UMWA Local Union 1304

Jay Ira Kolenc, 92, of Hopedale, passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2023, in Steubenville, Ohio. He was born June 28, 1931, in Wayne Township, Jefferson County, Ohio.

Jay was a retired coal miner having worked at Boich Mining until his retirement. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America Local Union 1304.

Jay was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. We are immensely thankful for your continuous support of the UMWA and its members and for your dedication to advocating for what is right and fair for all working families.