Jane Jacoby

PIQUA - Jane Jacoby, 81, of Piqua, died at 2 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Richmond, Ind. to the late Carlton F. and Lillian (Teague) Rothert. She married Robert Jacoby on Sept. 22, 1968, in Sidney; and he survives.
Other survivors include a son, David (Linda) Jacoby of Oldsmar, Fla.; and 15 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Richard and David Drudy; and three step-sons, Dean, Donald and Douglas Jacoby.
Mrs. Jacoby was a 1949 graduate of Richmond High School. She was a member of the YWCA of Piqua, the Altrusa Club and an active member of the Upper Valley Community Church. As a gifted artist, she created many birth and marriage plaques, which could be found in homes all across the country. She was an avid bridge player having been a member of a card club. She loved her family and life and will be deeply missed by many friends throughout the country.
A service to honor her life will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Jetter, Jack Chalk and Lay Minister Richard Feightner co-officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Episcopal Church Food Pantry, 200 W. High St., Piqua, OH 45356. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.


Published in Piqua Daily Call on Dec. 11, 2012