Mark Paul Jacobs, 60, of Dauphin, PA passed away Monday, August 16th, 2021, at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Mark was born in Charleroi, PA, on August 17th, 1960, to parents Karl and Barbara Jacobs. He is survived by his siblings, brother Kevin (Anna) Jacobs of Enola, PA, and sister Sandy Bullis of LaHabra, CA. He is an uncle and great uncle to nieces and nephews. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Longacre Jacobs.
Mark married his wife Tammy on July 29, 2000. They celebrated their 21st anniversary with friends and family on a recent vacation.
Mark graduated from Potsdam State University of New York with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.
Mark most recently was employed as a contractor at Highmark, as a computer programmer.
Mark enjoyed fishing the Canadian north, online poker, playing chess, painting and writing. He published two novels, “How Teddy Roosevelt Slew the Last Mighty T-Rex” and “The Defenders of Tyrie.” Mark was an avid sports fan enjoying local sports such as McDevitt Basketball, Syracuse University Football and Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers and Harrisburg Heat Soccer. Mark enjoyed travelling and spending time in nature walking the Appalachian Trail.
A visitation for friends and family will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, from 9:30 -10:30 AM, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 51 N Enola Dr., Enola, PA with a short memorial service to follow at 10:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be mailed with a memo indicating that this gift is in memory of Mark P. Jacobs to the Department of Neurology, payable to Penn State University and mailed to Penn State Health University Development, . You may also make a donation online by visiting: https://engage.pennstatehealth.org/give.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Jacobs family.