YORK Glen "Jake" Jacobs, 83, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at his residence. Formerly of Brogue, he was the husband of Norma L. Jacobs to whom he was married over 63 years. His tribute service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, with Chaplain Margie Smith, of Heartland Hospice, officiating. A visitation will be from 12 to 1 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens with full military honors provided by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Born on January 22, 1930, in York, he was the son of the late William O. and Verna C. (Crist) Jacobs. Glen was a 1947 graduate of William Penn High School. Immediately after high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served 20 years, retiring with an honorable discharge as a Master Chief Petty Officer. Subsequent to his military career, he was a recognized top salesperson with Sears, retiring from the Park City store after 22 years. Mr. Jacobs was a member of the Red Lion American Legion Post 543 and a proud member of the NRA. "Jake" was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and riding his four wheeler. Along with his wife, Norma, Glen is survived by a son, William Jacobs and his wife, Tracy of Arnold, Md.; two daughters, Glenda McDaris and her husband, John of Annapolis, Md., and Laura Heffner and her husband, Ernie of York; three grandchildren, Philip Heffner and his wife, Christina of Woodford, Va., Corinne Ward and her husband, John of Waxhaw, N.C., and Paul Heffner and his fiancee, Jennifer Lehigh of Brogue; two great-grandsons, Sean and Dylan Ward; a sister, Norma Cutshall of Dover; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte M. Gallatin. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 3417 C Concord Rd., York, PA 17402; or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1440 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607 or at pulmonaryfibrosis.org/donate Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 15, 2013
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