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Elias Jacob, 86, passed away December 14 at his home in Allentown. He was the husband of Munira (Raad) Jacob. Born in Argentina, he was the son of the late Youssef and Wadiha Yacoub. He worked for Portland National Cement and Tarkett. In later years he was able to go to the gym daily and loved the horse races at the Downs.
He is survived by his wife Munira; son Joseph and wife Hanaa of Allentown; daughter Jacqueline of Whitehall, and granddaughter Jamie; brothers Mannah ("Danny") of Allentown and Shaker of Arizona; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Ibraham, Rafat, Julio, Aziz, Kamel, and sister Jamile.Services: Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in the mausoleum at Grandview Cemetery, 2735 Walbert Ave., Allentown with burial following. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.