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Lois Avery (Avery) Jacobs

October 8, 1943 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 78) 78 Years Old


Lois Avery Jacobs

YORK – Lois Avery Jacobs, 78, formerly of Dover, entered into rest on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Country Meadows of York – West.  She was the wife of the late Robert E. Jacobs, Sr. and the late Ronald Teal.  She was the former wife of the late Donald A. Davis, Sr.

Born October 8, 1943 in Pilltown, PA, Lois was a daughter of the late Luther and M. Edith (Deist) Avery.  She graduated from Dover High School in 1961.

Lois retired after more than thirty years of service to Johnston Construction Company in Dover, where she was a corporate secretary.  She enjoyed reading, camping, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.  She was an avid fan of Pittsburgh sports.

Lois is survived by five children: Katrina J. Davis and husband, Tom McCoy of Columbia, SC; Terri D. Milne and husband, Robert of Carlisle; Donald A. Davis, Jr. of York; David A. Davis and wife, Kelly of Lancaster; and, Charles F. Davis; eight grandchildren: Holly, Scott, Justine, Kendra, Kathy, Jules, Tyler, and Calvin; five great-grandchildren with one on the way; two sisters: Shirley Miller of New York and Eileen Kirkpatrick of Ohio; and two brothers, Charles Avery of Colorado and Gary Avery of Pennsylvania.

Following cremation, relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the service to celebrate Lois’ life at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at Emig Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 47 N. Queen St., Dover.  Officiating will be the Rev. Bonnie J. Whittier, pastor of Grace U.C.C. in Hanover.

Lois loved flowers and gardening.  She always hoped that there would be a lot of flowers at her memorial service.  However, she would also have appreciated contributions to the York County Literacy Council, 1416 6th Ave., York, PA 17403, where she volunteered teaching people to read.  

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