James W. Jakubowski, 88, Mountain Top, died Dec. 2, 2017, in the hospice unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Wyoming, he was the son of the late John and Margaret Cowell Jakubowski.
Jim served in the U. S. Army and was stationed in Germany and, prior to retiring, was the owner/operator of Just-Rite Pools.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and American Legion Post 153.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were his daughter, Susan Giddings; brothers, John, Miles, Robert and William; and a sister, June Coleman.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth Spudis Jakubowski; a sister, Anna Zukowski, Drums; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mountain Top.
Interment followed in Albert Cemetery.
McCune Funeral Service Inc., Mountain Top, assisted the family with the arrangements.
Memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.orgwould be appreciated.