Frank R. Jacobs, 71, of Exeter passed away at his home Thursday, April 18, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Carl Julius and Minnie Harriet Williams Jacobs.
Frank was a U.S. veteran, having served with the Marines.
He had worked as a truck driver for Stayrite and A&L Cutting, Duryea, and also in the maintenance department at Motorworld, Wilkes-Barre.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Loretta Barriero, Lydia Zeveny and Carol Kosloski, and brothers, Carl and James Jacobs.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, the former Susan C. Cooper; children, Frank D. and his wife, Angie, Harding; Lisa and her husband, Carl Lumley, Franklin Township; Matthew and his wife, Andrea, Waymart; Catina and her husband, John Stempien, Forkston; and Trisha and her husband, Will Rowe, Harveys Lake; brothers, Harry and his wife, Mary Jacobs, Wilkes-Barre; Robert Jacobs, Florida; Ronald and his wife, Betty, Factoryville; and Paul and his wife, Lynn, Mountain Top; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. Services will follow, with the Rev. Joshua Masland-Sarani, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Amy and Shannon of Hospice of the Sacred Heart.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
To send the family an expression of sympathy or an online condolence, please visit www.gubbiottifh.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Apr. 20 to Apr. 23, 2013