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Christophor (Christy) Jacob

Christophor (Christy) Jacob

22/06/2013
Rathmeel, Quay Rd, Ballina

 

Christopher J Jacob  (Christy)  Passed on June 22, 2013 in Westfield, New Jersey, USA. After a short period of illness.    Born In Ballina on May 5, 1931.  Christy was married to Violet M Jacob (nee McEvilly) who pre-deceased him in 2009.  

Christy is survived by his three children, Christopher G. Jacob, Geraldine E Jacob and David P Jacob and 8 grand-children Kimberly, Michael, Timothy, David, Christopher, Kiera, Victoria and Brigit, sisters  Maura Kilcullen,  Ena Marsh, Anna Tolan, and pre-deceased by his brother Mixie Jacob.

"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.   This is to have succeeded."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
He will be deeply missed.

Reposing in McGowan's Funeral Home, Ballina, on Friday evening from 5 o' clock with removal at 6.30 to St. Muredach's  Cathedral. Requiem mass on Saturday at 11.00 with funeral proceeding to Leigue Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations to 'The Irish Cancer Society', c/o McGowan's Funeral Home, or any family member.