Frank J. “Jake” Jacobs, 63, of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Friday, April 03, 2020 in his residence surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Cindy (Sohosky) Jacobs. They would have celebrated 42 years of marriage on April 22, 2020. Born in Lehighton on July 12, 1956, he was a son of Frank and the late Mary Alice “Skip” (McHugh) Jacobs of Nesquehoning. He was employed at Air Products in Hometown until retiring in 2008. Frank spent a great portion of his life coaching youth and high school football. His longest tenure was as an assistant coach at Jim Thorpe Area School District. Most recently his spent his time as an assistant coach for the Jim Thorpe Area Power Lifting Team. He also spent his early life playing softball with lifetime friends as a member of the Lengyel’s Softball Team. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Jim Thorpe. Frank was also a member of the Brotherhood of Free Masons Carbon Lodge N0. 242. He loved watching and cheering on the Penn State Nittany Lions Football Team.
Surviving along with his wife and father are sons Jason and his wife Megan of Tamaqua and Frank III of Nesquehoning; sisters Nancy Trice (Kevin) of Jim Thorpe and Sharon Meck of Lehighton; brothers Robert Jacobs (David) of Palmerton, Edward Jacobs of Nesquehoning, and Eugene Jacobs (Dawn) of Nesquehoning; grandchildren MacKenna, Teegen, and Reese; 5 nephews and 2 nieces.
He was also preceded in death by a nephew Kevin Trice Jr.; a sister-in-law Denise Jacobs; and brother-in-law Brian Meck.
Because of the current situation with Covid 19 virus, the family will receive friends and hold a Memorial Mass in Immaculate Conception Church at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, c/o Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home, 81 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, PA 18240. Online condolences at www.blazoskyfh.com.
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