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Wilfred S. Jacoby

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul’s UCC member

Wilfred S. Jacoby, 96, died Nov. 27, 2018, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. He was the husband of the late Gladys V. (Miller) Jacoby for 56 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Verna R. (Jacoby) Young and a stepson of Charles Young.

He was a clerk for the A&P Tea Company Inc. for 30 years before he retired in 1983.

He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

He was also a shop steward for 25 years for UFCW Local 1776.

He was a member of the Masonic lodge.

He is survived by a daughter, Shirley Holota-Buck and her companion Raymond Folweiler; three grandchildren, Lisa and her husband Bryan Berkenstock, MaryAnn and her husband Mark Dean and Ronald Holota Sr.; a sister, Dorothea Kromer; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a son, Wilfred Jacoby Jr.

Contributions may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, both c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.