Jay Harold Jacoby

January 29, 1942March 10, 2023
Obituary of Jay Harold Jacoby
The family of Jay Harold Jacoby of Pottsville is saddened to share his passing on March 10 at the age of 81. Always friendly and willing to lend a hand, Jay will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Marilyn “Lu”(Shaffer) Jacoby of 34 years; sibling, Dick Jacoby; children, Donald, and Janice; stepchildren, Brad (Kim), Penny (Louis), and Brian (Deb); 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Born and raised in Pottsville, Jay tirelessly served at the Humane Fire Company for over 50 years. Jay also served in the U.S. Navy from 1960-1964. Working at Capitol Trailways for 15 years and Deka Battery 18 years, till his retirement in 2004. He enjoyed fishing on his boat and working part-time at Hess Caterers till 2017. A memorial and military honors burial will be scheduled at Indiantown Gap National Ceremony in the near future. Arrangements entrusted to the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania.

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