Joseph J. Jacobs Jr., 97, of Turtle Creek, passed away Monday, February 24, 2020. He was born November 1, 1922 in Braddock, a son of the late Joseph J. Jacobs Sr. and Agnes (Scott) Jacobs. Joseph retired from the former Leech Farm Veterans Hospital and was a veteran of the US Army Air Corps having served during WWII. He was a member of Beulah Presbyterian Church for 65 years and enjoyed woodworking, hunting and fishing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Sumner Jacobs; and brothers, Robert, William and Donald. He is survived by his son, Lawrence Jacobs and his wife, Jerri; daughter, Gail Russell and her husband, Lewis; grandchildren, Isaac Russell, Christine and Ricky Mosley, Donna and Jason Peak; and great-grandchildren, Cassidy and Milanj. There will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Beulah Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCrady Road, Pittsburgh, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published February 25, 2020.