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Mary George Jacob

December 23, 2019

Obituary

Mrs. Mary George Jacob

January 7, 1946 – December 23, 2019

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.  Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day --- and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing”    2 Timothy 4: 7-8 (NIV)

 

Mrs. Mary Jacob was born on January 7, 1946 in Thundiyil House, Erumakkadu, Aranmula, Kerala to the late Mr. Yohannan Thomas and late Mrs. Annamma Thomas. She was the eldest among five children, one sister and three brothers. She left Kerala to study general nursing at G.T. Hospital, Mumbai. Upon graduation, she worked at Cama Hospital, Mumbai. She went to study her BSC Nursing at J.J Hospital. During her career, she worked as a Tutor at Akola General Hospital and Tutor at JJ Hospital. She later went to work in Saudi Arabia for three years as staff RN. After she came back, she settled in Vashi, New Mumbai where she continued to work and raise her children. She immigrated to the US in 1995 and moved to Allentown, PA where she worked on a part time basis to support the family. In 2002, she moved to Philadelphia, PA and spend her time as a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with family.

 

During her years in Mumbai, she was an active member at the St. Paul’s Mar Thoma Church, Vashi, Navi Mumbai. She taught Sunday School and was active member of Sevika Sangham. Mary led an honest and humble life characterized by her faith in God and devotion to her family. Due to some health issues, she wasn’t able to participate or be involved in church activities during her stay in Philadelphia.  Mary was a woman who had strong moral values and did her best to support her children / family. Mary is survived by her spouse George Jacob along with their late son Jobby Jacob, son Jimmy Jacob and daughter-in-law, Sajitha Jacob. She was blessed with three grandchildren, Samuel, Daniel, and Isabel.

On December 23, 2019, Mary George Jacob left her earthly body to be with our heavenly father. Mary will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Daughter. Wife. Mother. Sister. Grandmother, are all titles that Mrs. Mary Jacob held with great honor. She will be remembered as a caring mother and wife, supportive sister to her siblings, and loving grandmother.

 

Pallbearers

 

George Jacob                                                                      Dr. Joe Sebastian

Jimmy Jacob                                                                       Jinu Tharian      

Tisil Mathew                                                                        Chacko John      

John Oommen                                                                    Roy Varghese

Sunny Cherian                                                                    George John

George Jacob                                                                      Dr. Joe Sebastian

Jimmy Jacob                                                                       Jinu Tharian      

Tisil Mathew                                                                         Chacko John      

John Oommen                                                                     Roy Varghese

Sunny Cherian                                                                     George John

The family would like to sincerely thank everyone for their love and support during this difficult time. We are so grateful towards Rev. Jinson K. Mathew, Vicar of Ascension Mar Thoma Church and Rev. Thomas K Mathew, Youth Chaplain for their dedicated, spiritual support during this difficult time. Our family would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Daniel P. Thomas (Sunny Uncle) for conducting the funeral arrangements with ease. Additionally, we want to acknowledge the loving support and prayers we received in this time of need from our family and friends.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 30, 2019

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Ascension Mar Thoma Church
10197 Northeast Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116

Funeral Service
Monday
December 30, 2019

9:30 AM
Ascension Mar Thoma Church
10197 Northeast Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116

Committal
Monday
December 30, 2019

12:00 PM
Forest Hills Cemetery
25 Byberry Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA, PA 19006

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