Jacob’s Obituary Jacob “Jake” Aaron Gillern, 21 of Old Forge and formerly of Taylor, died unexpectedly Thursday evening. Born in Scranton on September 8, 1997, son of Michael Gillern, and wife, Karen Gillern, of Dickson City and Mari Jo Graziano Hufford, of Taylor, he was educated in Riverside High School. Jake was a contractor and owned and operated his own construction company, Blue Ladder Builders. While growing up, Jake was a Boy Scout, having belonged to Old Forge and Taylor packs. He also played baseball in the Old Forge Little League and enjoyed hunting frequently. He also gave of himself as a Taylor volunteer firefighter. Also surviving are siblings, Miranda Vasquez, Gabriella Gillern, Thomas Hufford, Mikayla Gillern, Keanu Gillern; a step-brother, Hashib Bulhan; and step-sisters, Kiara DeJesus and Danielle Hufford; his maternal grandparents, James and Rosemary Graziano, Old Forge; paternal grandmother, Caroline Gillern, Old Forge; two nieces; a nephew; aunts, uncles, and numerous cousins. He was also predeceased by his paternal grandfather, John Gillern. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM in the Light of Christ Church, 2071 Moosic Lake Rd., Route 247, Mt. Cobb, Jefferson Twp. with services by Rev. Patricia Lee, senior pastor. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Those planning to attend are asked to proceed directly to the church. Family and friends are invited to call Monday from 4 – 8 PM in Ferri & Gillette Funeral Services, LLC, 522 Fallon St., Old Forge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. To leave a message of consolation visit www.ferrigillettefuneralservices.com. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jacob Aaron Gillern September 08 1997 March 28 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Old Forge, state: Pennsylvania