MERIDEN - Jacob "Jake" G. Haigis, 76, husband of Ann Marie Reola Haigis, died on Friday, June 6, 2014. Born in Meriden on Jan. 8, 1938, he was the son of the late Jacob and Alma (Nobert) Haigis. He was a lifelong resident of Meriden.
Mr. Haigis was employed by Southern New England Telephone Company for over 20 years. He was a U.S. Army
veteran and attended St. Laurent Church. Mr. Haigis volunteered with the Fidelco Guide Dogs Foundation.
Besides his wife of 54 years, he is survived by one daughter, Maria Lynn Remy, of Florida; two grandchildren, Cody and Alexandra Remy; one step-grandson, Damon Remy; and one sister, Virginia Haigis-Pucillo and her husband, James, of Meriden.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend a funeral service to be held on Tuesday June 10, at noon at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in New Britain. Family and friends may call prior to the service at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to noon. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, P.O. Box 142, Bloomfield, CT 06002. For online condolences, please visit www.jferryfh.com.