Rochester: November 17, 2012. Predeceased by his grandson, Robert D. Burns Jr., and sister, Mildred Conant. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Betty; daughter, Susan C. Burns (Robert); son, Robert A. Jacob (Debranne), James E. Jacob (Cindy) of Gillette, WY, and William G. Jacob Jr. (Virginia) of Elkhart Lake, WI. In addition he is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Bill attended Rochester Institute of Technology, following graduation from West High School in Rochester. He proudly served in WWII as part of the Army Air Corps stationed in Africa and Sicily. He was a longtime employee of Tobin Meat Packing Co., and later the Rochester Storage Warehouse. Bill was a lifelong resident of Gates.
A Celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, November 21st at 2PM at St. John’s Meadows, 1 Johns Arbor Dr. West in Rochester. Memorial donations may be directed to St. John’s Nursing Home (Hastings Bldg. Fl. 2), 150 Highland Ave., Rochester, NY 14620.