It is with a heavy heart that the Officers and Members of the Chillum Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department announce the passing of past President Robert “Jake” Jacobs.
Jake has served the department for over 60 years in numerous operational positions including Assistant Chief and in administrative positions that included several years as President. He was the department’s historian, photographer and constitution and by laws chair. The department also gave him the unofficial title of “Mayor of Adelphi”.
The viewing for Past President Jacobs will be Friday April 3, 2015 from 6:00pm- 8:00pm at Gasch’s Funeral Home at 4739 Baltimore Ave Hyattsville, Maryland 20781. A Fire Department Memorial Service will be held at 7:00pm.
Funeral Services will be Saturday April 4, 2015 at 11:00am at Gasch’s with burial at George Washington Cemetery at 9500 Riggs Rd. Adelphi, Maryland 20783.
He was well respected by everyone who stepped through the doors of our department. He will be missed by all.
Rest In Peace Jake, we’ll take it from here.