On Wednesday December 30th, George Jacobs Sr., loving husband, father, grandfather and
great-grandfather passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the age of 74 after a
battle of colon cancer. Left to mourn with fond memories his wife, Marie and children; Travis
(Nancy),Geraldine, Tracy (Trevor) ,Glenda (Tom), George (Jackie), his grandchildren;
Casandra (Gregory), Jordan (Meghan), Krista, Alexis, Madison, Jasmine, Ethan, Ryan,
Paige and Grayson, his Great Grandson; Jace; as well as his brothers and sister and many
nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Geoge was born November 29th,1946 to Charles and Emma (Freake) Jacobs.
George was a loyal and dedicated fisherman of Fogo Island Co-op. He began fishing at the
very young age of 12 and he fell in love with the love of his life Marie (Cull) of Shoal Bay,
they were inseparable. From there George fished on The Esther Marie, The Silver Foam and
The Atlantic Prince and he dearly loved fishing alongside his two sons, Travis and George
Jr. He was an avid church goer and was a very respected gentleman who always had a
smile on his face and treated everyone like family. George loved his game of hockey
whether it was watching the Montreal Canadians with family or playing on ice and he spoke
highly of his last game playing alongside the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team. That was
one of the highlights of his hockey days.
George idolized his family and supported each and everyone of them by giving
advice, compliments and telling them how proud he always was. He was a man who left
behind an imprint in so many lives, he surely will be missed.
A wake will be held in honour of George’s passing on January 2nd, 2021 from 7-9 pm at the
Fogo Island Funeral Home.
A funeral service is being held at the Church of the Holy Spirit on January 3rd, 2021 at 2 pm
this will be family only due to COVID restrictions.Visiting from 4pm-9pm