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Julio R. "Jay" Sotomayor

Obituary for Julio R. "Jay" Sotomayor

April 3, 1992 - July 16, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 27


Julio R. "Jay" Sotomayor III, 27, of Manchester, died suddenly July 16, 2019, after a tragic motorcycle accident.
Born Manchester on April 3, 1992, he was the son of Lauraine M. Graham Johnson and Julio Sotomayor, Jr. He was educated in Manchester and attended Bedford High School. He was employed as a delivery driver for Prodough for 3 years.
Jay was a fun loving, reserved, gentle and caring man. He loved to play practical jokes on his friends and family and was a true prankster. He had a love for food, riding his bike, working on his truck and spending time with his family and friends. Jay was the guy who would give you the shirt off his back and had the most beautiful soul. He loved hard, and was loved the same way in return. The only true way to describe him is just "Jay".
Family includes his mother, Lauraine M. Graham Johnson and her husband Stephen of Manchester; father, Julio Sotomayor of Nashua; fiancé, Brielle Lapiana of Hudson; maternal grandmother, Lorraine H. Graham of Manchester; paternal grandparents, Evelyn Cruz, and Julio Sotomayor, Jr.; four siblings, Nikole D. Lambert and husband Michael of Hudson, Marie E. Beaudet of Manchester, Xavier R. Koeut of Manchester and Malika S. Koeut of Manchester; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Ste. Marie Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester. Committal Prayers followed in the mausoleum at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 474 Goffstown Rd., Manchester. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter, 190 Dunbarton Rd.

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