Maria E. Jacobs Maria E. Jacobs - October 23, 2017
Maria E. Jacobs, 75, of Macungie, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Maria met her “Best Friend” and husband David J. Jacobs 47 years ago in a restaurant in London, England. They celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary last May. Maria was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland a daughter of the late James and Margaret (O’Connor) Kelly. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown. Maria was an artist and enjoyed music and dancing. She was fun loving and will be remembered as being comical and witty.
Survivors: Husband; son, Paul D. husband of Rita Jacobs of Huntersville, NC; daughters, Margaret A.J. Blair of Alburtis and Georgina M. wife of Mitchell Turner of Cedar Hill, TX; brothers, Frank Kelly of Yorkshire, England and Brendan Kelly of England; sisters, Caitlin McGeough of Australia, Margaret Vernon of Belfast, Ireland and Geraldine wife of Don Moaratty of Boynton Beach, FL; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services: 11:00 Monday in the St. Thomas More Catholic Church 1040 Flexer Avenue, Allentown. Call 10:00 – 11:00 Monday in the church. Interment will be in the Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com.
Contributions: American Cancer Society Lehigh Valley Unit 3893 Adler Place Bethlehem, 18017.
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