Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Louis S. Jacobs
Louis S. Jacobs, 81, of Duncannon, PA, formerly of Aldan, PA died peacefully at home on April 9th, 2012 surrounded by his loving and caring family.
Lou was born on July 5, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA the son of the late Nicholas and Catherine (Fiocca) Jacobs.
His three loves were God and Church, his family, and country. He was a devoted husband and loving father above all else. He served on church council at St. Bernadette Church in Duncannon where he was also a Eucharistic Minister among many other duties. He proudly served in the US Army in Korea as a Combat Engineer and was a member of Philadelphia VFW Post 7648. Lou was a hand type compositor by trade and later partnered in a business in the trade until he retired in 1992. He served on the Susquenita School Board. Lou was a scoutmaster for many years. He also served as Chairman of High Adventure to Philmont Scout Ranch, NM for the Boys Scouts of America. Lou loved the outdoors, especially camping, where he enjoyed going all across the United States with his wife and their travel-trailer friends. He was a member of Duncannon Outdoor Association. Lou also enjoyed handyman work, crabbing, woodworking, and taking care of his home. His life, full of love and memories, will forever be held in the hearts of family and friends.
Survivors are his loving wife Stephanie (Kalinowski) Jacobs of 57 years; beloved daughters, Mary Anne, (Hugh) McElhenney and Louise (Richard) Amspacher; beloved son "J" Joseph (Joan) Jacobs; Loving brother Raymond (late Mamie) Jacobs; Loving sister Betty (Joe) Lafferty; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also survived by cousins and nieces and nephews.
Family, relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, April 12, 2012 in the St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 901 High Street, Duncannon, PA, with Rev. Dr. John Trigilio, Jr. and Very Rev. William Forrey as celebrants. A viewing will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Thursday in the social hall of the church. Internment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA will immediately follow the church service.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Michael J. Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in his memory to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or St. Bernadette Church Building Fund, 121 Williams Street, Marysville, PA 17053. Shalonis -- Marysville
My Thoughts by Dennis Ober,
Lou has been a loyal friend for the past 2 decades. His love of Airstreams brought us together. We have travel to many states and many Rallies Too! He was our only member to serve 2 terms as President becaused he loved the club and the members. His wit and will to serve others will be forever in our minds. His stories of the Scouts(that he loved) and all his years as a volunteer for them. Lou sure knew how to squeeze every minute out of life. He would jump in everytime to help anyone. He sure loved Happy Hour with his Friends! There are so many memories of Lou it is hard to write them all down but I made a picture tribute to him that I hope you will enjoy...ah So Many Memories!!! Click for the pictures and then click on slide show icon to view!
May God Bless Lou!!https://picasaweb.google.com/AirstreamHobo/TributeToLouJacobs19302012#