Kenneth J. Layo, Jr., 66, Massena
Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 5:57 pm

Kenneth J. Layo, Jr., 66, of McKinley Ave, Massena, NY died very unexpectedly Friday evening, September 6, 2013, at his home.

Family and friends are invited to call Monday afternoon and evening from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. A Mass of Resurrection will be held Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church with Rev. Scott Fobare presiding. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Those wishing to honor Kenneth’s memory may do so by making a donation in his name to the Massena Rescue Squad

Surviving Kenneth is his loving wife of 43 years Mary Anne; his children, Matthew of Massena, Amy and husband John Southey of Senoia, GA. ; brothers, John and Elizabeth Layo of Massena, Stephen of Syracuse and sister Mary and John Rocheforte of Massena; aunts, uncles , nieces, nephews and cousins.

Kenneth was born in Massena Feb 5, 1947 the son of Kenneth J. and Audrey (Dishaw) Layo. He graduated from Massena Central High School in 1965. He served in the US Army Reserves. Kenneth married Mary Anne Martin June 20, 1970 at St. Mary’s Church. He retired from Alcoa as Shift Supervisor in the Smelting Plant in 2001 after 36 years.

He was a member of the Palmer Sportsman’s Club where he enjoyed four wheeling. He especially loved to putter in his woodshop making bird houses and other various projects for his family.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Online condolences may be made to