Evelyn Jacobs (née Baranchik), 88, died peacefully July 20, 2019, surrounded by her family after a long illness.
She was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Akron to the late Andy and Mary Baranchik. Evelyn was a graduate of Akron South High School and worked many years in the mortgage loan business and retired from PNC in 1992. As a child, Evelyn won several juvenile bathing beauty contests and did photo shoots for Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.
She leaves behind her son, Jack (Jenny) Jacobs Jr., of Green; daughters, Michelle Davis and Suzanne Jacobs, both of Barberton; grandchildren, Jeremy (Natalie) Jacobs, Jill (Sam) Henderson and Carly (Mike) Spellman; and great-grandchildren, Jonah, Vivian, Whitney, Geneva, Everly and Eila.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Jack Jacobs Sr.; daughter-in-law, Karen Jacobs; son-in-law, Mark Davis; and 11 siblings.
Bacher Funeral Home handled the arrangements.