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Jacob (Snake) Longfoot Jr.

September 9, 2022


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Jacob (Snake) Longfoot Jr.

September 9, 2022


Jacob (Snake) Longfoot Jr., 38, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 9, 2022, at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.


Jake was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of Jake and Donna Weidow Longfoot. He was a graduate of G.A.R. High School, where he was a 12 time letter winner in wrestling, football and baseball. Jake was named Senior Athlete of the Year. He was a three time district medal winner in wrestling, all scholastic in baseball and first team all-star in football. Jake played in the Unico game and also loved to play softball.


Jake was employed at Avient Corp.


He was an avid New York Mets and New York Jets fan. Jake was a member of the F.O.P and the WBRC.


Jake lived life to the fullest. His smile and laugh were infectious. His two beautiful daughters meant the world to him. They were the highlight of his life. He will be missed by many.


Preceding him in death were his grandmothers, Virginia Kibble and Estelle Longfoot; and aunt, Estelle Longfoot and her husband, Bernie.


Surviving are his parents, Jacob Sr. and Donna Longfoot, Wilkes-Barre; brother, Michael Longfoot, Wilkes-Barre; daughters, Kaylin and Karlee Longfoot, Nanticoke; godmother, Sue Osko Wilde and her husband, Keith; godfather, Bob Evans; best friend, Kevin Williams; aunts, Dorothy Gubich and her husband, John; Sue Longfoot and her husband, Bill; Debbie Jannuzzi and her husband Mike; uncles, Ron Kibbler, George Simon, Charlie Longfoot and his wife, Nancy; and Eddy Longfoot; his dog, Tolis Marie; and many cousins.


Family and friends are invited to gather for a celebration of Jake’s life from 4-7 pm on Friday from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jake’s memory to the National Foundation for Transplants, 3249 W. Sarazen’s Circle, Memphis, TN 38125.


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