Greece: June 13, 2012, died unexpectedly from complications of her cancer treatment. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Daniel J. Jacob; children, Daniel G. (Jennifer) Jacob & Angelique (Andrew) Hackett; grand-daughters, Cara Hackett & triplet girls on the way; brother, Charles (Barbara) Ganim; sister, Charlotte Tocci; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. Gloria was a teaching assistant for Arcadia Middle School for over 15 years. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Friends may call Monday, June 18th, 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, June 19th, 10:30 A.M. at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 15 St. Martin's Way, Rochester NY 14616. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will follow Mass.

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  1. Angel, Andrew and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Gloria’s passing. Although I only met her on one occasion, I could tell she had quite a lively personality and will be missed by many friends and family. Angel, I know you had a special bond with your mom and I feel very much for your loss. Please let me know if I can help out in any way as you get through the coming weeks.
    Randy Powers

  2. Dan
    May the love and the grace of God be with you and your family in this trying time. Our prayers are with Gloria today, and always.
    Mike & Diane

  3. Dear Angel and the whole family,
    we are realy sorry for your loss.She alway stay in our hearts.Gloria’s wonderful unforgetable laugh always in my memory.she always made me feel very speacial.she was a speacial lady.all our thoughts and prayers are with you.Take care.with lots of love and regards,Jay and Kumari menon

  4. Dear Dan and Angel,

    I am sorry to hear of your loss. My Thoughts, prays and Love go out to you and your Family. If their is anything my family can do please let us know. She was a sweet and loving women who will be missed.

    Your Friend
    James Fadden

  5. Dear Dan, Angel & Danny, We were sadden to hear of Gloria’s passing. Your family is so close and I know you will always be there for each other. Your Mom was such an amazing force in all your lives. Her spirit lives on in all of you because you have been touch by your own Mommy angel. Her special sparkle and smile will be with you forever in your children &grandbabies. All our best Gary & Kathy Battaglia

  6. Dear Dan, Danny & Angel, we are so sorry for your loss. May you always feel Gloria’s love as she was a very loving wife & mother. I will always remember her smiling face & hearty laugh. It is so sad that she was taken from this world too soon. She was a good & caring person.

  7. Dearest Angel and Family. I am so sorry to hear of your sad, sad loss. May your mother be in peace and may you feel her strength and love always.
    Our love and deepest sympathies, Rosemary, John, Sean, Roisin and Cael. (Minnesota)

  8. I am so sorry to hear about your loss, I am in Jacksonville, Florida and will be unable to leave due to prior research engagements at University of Florida. Please let me know if there is anything I can do, you are always welcome down here if you happen to be driving through…stay in touch!!


  9. My sympathy to the entire Jacob family. I will never forget Gloria as a colleague who was always smiling, happy, and a person who was always interested in helping others by caring and listening. And, I, too, will miss her spontaneous, infectious laugh. I can still hear it! God bless and keep you all at this time and in the days ahead.

  10. Our sincere condolences on the passing of Gloria. I will always remember the great times we had at her parents home in Utica when we were young. I will never forget those memories. Joe

  11. To the Jacob family: I am so sorry for your loss! You are a special family, and I know that Gloria will be missed… I hope and pray that you find comfort and peace in the Lord at this time.

  12. we are so sorry for your loss. She was a lady with a heart of gold, was willing to go the extra mile, and a laugh that was contagious….forever in our hearts……Jim and Alice malon

  13. we are so sorry for your loss. She was a lady with a heart of gold, was willing to go the extra mile, and a laugh that was contagious….forever in our hearts……Jim and Alice maloney

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