Farming Rural 13

Kenneth L. Jacoby

March 11, 1939 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 83)


Kenneth L. Jacoby, 83, passed Sunday, April 10, 2022, at his home.  He was the husband of Judy M. (Gross) Jacoby, his wife of 63 years.

Ken was born March 11, 1939, in York Co., the son of the late Marcelles and Bernadette (Neiderer) Jacoby.

Ken was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Abbottstown, and was a life-long farmer.  He loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren dearly, was an avid hunter and enjoyed being outdoors, and he had a passion for planting trees, having planted over 200 on his property.

In addition to his wife Judy, Ken is survived by four sons, Kenneth R. Jacoby and James S. Jacoby, both of York, Rick A. Jacoby and his wife Cindy of Thomasville, and Pius I. Jacoby and his wife Geneva of New Oxford, three daughters, Alesia M. Creager of Media, Karen E. Newcomer and her husband Robert of Windsor, and Tammy A. Kittler of Sherman’s Dale, 17 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, a brother, Martin H. Jacoby and his wife Glenda of Spring Grove, and four sisters, Betty Ann Clabaugh and her husband Michael of Gettysburg, Jane Hahn of Hanover, Teresa Lippy of McSherrystown, and Kay Hartlaub and her husband Ralph of Gettysburg.  He was predeceased by three brothers, Joseph, William and James Jacoby, and a Sister, Linda Hartlaub.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 11 AM, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 6084 W. Canal Rd, Abbottstown, with Rev. Philip Burger officiating.  Burial will be private.  A viewing will be held on Monday from 6-8 PM at Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford.  In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Elevator Fund Capital Campaign.  Memories may be shared at

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April 18, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Funeral Home - New Oxford
302 Lincoln Way West
New Oxford, PA 17350

Mass of Christian Burial
April 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
6084 W. Canal Rd.
Abbottstown, PA 17301

Burial will be private


Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
6084 W. Canal Rd., Abbottstown PA 17301

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