Samuel “Sam” J. Jacob Jr.

Published 9:04 am Thursday, February 14, 2019

Samuel “Sam” J. Jacob Jr. passed away at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the age of 75.

Samuel “Sam” J. Jacob Jr.

Sam was a 1962 graduate of Leon Godchaux High School and proudly served his country in the U. S. Army.

He was the beloved companion of 18 years to Carolyn Mattison; loving father of Scott Jacob (Ratchel) and Mark Jacob (Kim); grandfather of Brittney Jacob, Shane Jacob, Mark Jacob Jr. and the late Madison Jacob; son of the late Samuel J. Jacob Sr. and Eleanor Jacob; and brother of Beverly Ingraffia, Rita Cancienne, Anatole “Touie” Jacob (Beverly) and the late Karen Jacob Bailey and Kirt A. Jacob (Sandra).

He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Highway 44 in Reserve, on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m.

The visitation will be held in church from 9 until 11 a.m.

Interment is in St. Peter Cemetery.

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