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Francis W. Jacob

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Francis W. Jacob Obituary

Francis (Penny) W. Jacob, 94, of Macungie, died Friday, July 11, 2014 in his home. He was the husband of the late Evelyn A. (Butz) Jacob. Born in East Greenville, he was a son of the late Frank and Annie (Brey) Jacob.
Before retiring in 1982, he worked as a lineman for Exide Battery, Allentown, and prior at East Penn Foundry, Macungie. He was a dedicated member of Calvary U.C.C., Barto, where he was active with many committees. During WWII, he served in the U.S. Army. He was a lifetime member of Macungie Fire Co. #1 and the Macungie VFW. He enjoyed watching the Phillies and Yankees, golfing, fishing, hunting, and auto racing. Other times, he could be found tending to the garden or tinkering in the basement. He will be remembered by family and friends as caring, loving, honest, and hard-working.
Survivors include his son Dennis D. and daughter-in-law Karen of Emmaus; sister Florence; grandchildren Larry Jr., Ron, Kimmie, Ryan, and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by son Larry Sr., daughter Marlene, granddaughter Linda, six siblings, and nine year companion Lucy Reigner.
Services, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 17 at Calvary U.C.C., 1231 Rt. 100, Barto. Calling will begin at 9:30 a.. Burial to follow at Solomons Cemetery, Macungie. Arrangements by Schmoyer Funeral Home, Breinigsville. www.schmoyerfuneralhome.com
Contributions can be made in memory of Francis to his church, Calvary U.C.C., 1231 Rt. 100, Barto, PA 19504.
Published in The Mercury on July 14, 2014
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