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Obituary for Wayne Louis Jacobus

Wayne Jacobus died peacefully on May 25, 2022 at his home in Delaware he was 84. Wayne was born 8/14/1937 to Ed and Alice (Courtright) Jacobus in Colesville NJ and spent most of his life in Wantage NJ. Wayne was a member of the Sussex United Methodist Church, a graduate of Sussex High School (1956), an Army Veteran and held an associates degree from Orange County Community College.

Wayne was a Sales Rep for Ames Rubber for 31 years, before becoming self employed as a sales rep. Wayne enjoyed hunting and coached sports including Little League Baseball in Wantage and Swimming at High Point Regional High School. He served on the Board of Education of Sussex Wantage and High Point Regional as well as Wantage TWP Recreation Commission.

Wayne leaves behind his loving and devoted wife of 27 years Yolanda (Chiriaco) Ross Jacobus, three children; Tom Jacobus of Dingman’s Ferry PA, Terri (Jacobus) Peter and her husband Rich of Milford PA and Tabitha (Jacobus) Brandt and her husband Ken of FL. One Stepson William Hillier Oak Forest, Illinois.

He was beloved Grandpa to Erika (Peter) Adames and her husband Matt, and Austin Peter and his wife Barbra, as well as Collin (Deans) Brandt, Alexia (Brandt) Mendoza, and her husband Gabe, Isaiah and Rianne Brandt and Adam Hillier and his wife Kelli and Matthew and his wife Jennifer Hillier. He had 7 great grand children.

Friends and Family may gather to celebrate Wayne’s life at Ferguson Funeral Home, 27 Third Street, Sussex NJ on June 11th, 2022 at 10:00 am followed by a memorial service at 11:00. Internment will follow immediately at Clove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers Wayne wished that donations would be made to Sussex United Methodist Church 15 Bank St Sussex NJ 07461 and to Delaware Hospice Center 100 Patriot’s Way Milford DE 19963 in his memory.