Niagara Gazette


April 14, 2013

Harry George Jacob

NIAGARA FALLS — Harry G. Jacob, 79, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully Friday, April 12, 2013, in  Schoellkopf Health Care Center.

He was born in Niagara Falls, NY on July 16, 1933 to the late Thomas A. Jacob and Nettie (Joseph) Jacob. Stepson of Marguerite Jacob. On June 9, 1956, he married the former Maria Suhansky in the former Our Lady of Lebanon Church, now Divine Mercy Parish, in Niagara Falls, NY.

Harry was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY. He attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School. From 1956 until 1958, he served in the U.S. Army.

Harry was employed as a pipefitter for the Occidental Chemical Corporation for 39 years,      retiring in 1993. Mr. Jacob was a lifelong member of Our Lady of Lebanon Church, now Divine Mercy Parish.

Harry was an avid sports enthusiast and enjoyed golf and was a fan of the New York      Yankees and the Buffalo Bills, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Mr. Jacob is survived by his wife of 56 years, Maria (Suhansky) Jacob; two children, Michael G. (Terri) Jacob and Debra (Thomas) Filosofos; four grandchildren, Thomas and Nicholas Filosofos, Kaylani and Michael Jacob; one sister, Rosemarie (James) Fadel of Niagara Falls, NY; half-brother, Thomas C. Jacob of Niagara Falls, NY; four half-sisters, Nanette Lukich of San Antonio, TX, Donna (Timothy) Earp, Mona Jacob and Susan Macri, all of Niagara Falls, NY; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Lucy (late Rollin) Johnston and two brothers, Raymond and Charles Jacob; and his nephew, James Fadel.

The family will be present to receive friends Tuesday 6-9 PM at the SPALLINO-AMIGONE    FUNERAL HOME, 1300 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, where funeral services will be held     Wednesday morning at 10:00 AM. Rev. Jacek P. Mazur officiating. Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Friends invited.

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