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Reba I. Becher Jacobs

July 23, 1922 ~ May 27, 2019 (age 96)

Reba I. Becher Jacobs, 96, of Loyalsock Township and Nottingham Village, passed away on May 27, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center.

Born in Muncy Township on July 23, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Elwood and Mildred (Zarr) Becher.

Reba graduated from Turbotville High School in 1940 and attended Goodwin Business School. She also worked at Williamsport Paper Company, was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, a Sunday school teacher, choir mother, charter member for Loyalsock Township Lioness, and was a past member of Eastern Star. She also enjoyed cooking and traveling with her husband, but most of all the love of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Eugene R. Jacobs whom she married November 12, 1944 in Bethany Lutheran Church by Rev. O.E. Sunday. She was also preceded by her sister, Betty C. Poeth.

Reba is survived by her two daughters, Linda J. Rosini, of Montoursville, and Holly J. (Dr. John) Carlson, of Danville; four grandchildren, Kevin, Shannon, Hope and Christopher; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 142 N. Market Street, Williamsport, with Pastor James E. West officiating. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the church. Burial will follow in Twin Hills Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or a charity of one’s choice.

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