DAVID L. E. JACOBS of Doylestown, Pa., 88, father to Rev. Chris Newman-Jacobs, Conference Superintendent, and father-in-law to Rev. Paul Newman-Jacobs, Staff Chaplain at Community Howard Regional Health, died Saturday, September 30, 2017. 

A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 5, at the Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church, 300 South York Road, Hatboro, PA, 19040. Visitation will precede one hour prior.

Another memorial will take place at First United Methodist Church, 1 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ 07090, 5:30 p.m., Saturday, October 7, followed by Interment in the church's memorial garden.

David is survived by his wife of 66 years, Alberta; five children, Rev. Christine Newman-Jacobs (Rev. Paul Newman-Jacobs), Mark Jacobs (Barbara Stewart), Timothy Jacobs (Michele DeRosa) , Peter Jacobs (Carol Redfern), and Claudia Kranz (Paul Kranz); 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church, or the Heifer Project

Condolences may be shared with the Rev. Chris Newman-Jacobs and family, 1873 Alydar West Lafayette, IN 47906, or by emailing chris.newmanjacobs@inumc.org.