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Richard L. Jacobs
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Funeral Service

1 p.m.
Friday, January 25, 2019

Location:
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

Jacobs, Richard L., 79, Windber, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 22, 2019. Born January 30, 1939 to the late Lester and Lillien (Covert) Jacobs. Survived by loving wife, Mary Ann (Walko) Jacobs; children, Shelley Szczur (Kenneth); Richard Jacobs (Lori); siblings, Lester Jacobs; Doris Brehm (Lester); Theresa Heffinger (Tom); and grandchildren, Kiersten, Kayley, and Kara Szczur; and Bethany and Ryan Jacobs. Dick graduated in 1958 from Conemaugh Twp., Davidsville. He received the Good Conduct Medal and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy, yeoman third class Petty Officer. Dick was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Windber, secretary and treasure of Ushers Club, and a member of Holy Name Society. He volunteered for many church events in the Windber area, was involved in the Food Kitchen and United Churches of Windber. Dick would sing and play old country music on his guitar at retirement homes and other events. He received a certificate of appreciation from the commonwealth of PA for being one of the first snowmobile safety instructors in our area. Dick worked for Riggs National Bank and Ford Motor Credit Company in Washington D.C. He retired from Basic Engineers Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 354 Union, Johnstown. Dick always made people laugh and had a story to tell. He would talk to anybody and everybody. Dick was at peace when he was in his kayak with his dog, Kaspar and had his fishing rod out on Que-dam and camping with his family. Special thank you to hospice nurse Sandy and the rest of the staff at Interim Hospice. A memorial mass will be held Friday January 25 at 1 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Windber. Father Lawrence Lacovic, officiating. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 1521 Frankstown Rd., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.