Jake P. Neuble was born on January 11, 1952 to the late Mary Dorothy and Jake Edward Neuble in Philadelphia, PA.
He along with his sister Mary Ella lived on 26th and Jefferson. He attended elementary and Robert Vaux Middle School. He ran track for them. At age 14 the family relocated to 1572 Ormond Ave Camden, NJ. He attended Hatch Middle and Camden High School. Graduated in 1969 and voted as “Best Dancer”.
After graduation he attended Temple Technical School as a surgical technician. He obtained employment with Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. In 1973 he was drafted into US Army and stationed in Germany. Personal situations had him return to Camden and resume employment with Lourdes. He worked for them for 15 years. He then was employed with Cooper Hospital. He worked as an OR Tech in their orthopedic surgical unit. He dedicated countless hours and 17 years there. It was joked about him having his own “bed” there. He retired due to health issues.
Jake known as “Junior” lived his life. He made his presence known. He knew about every and anything, talking for hours nonstop. He was sharp like a tack when not in scrubs. He loved all kinds of music and had crates of vinyl. The basement aka Junior’s spot was decorated with album covers and basketball posters. He was an avid sports fan, especially basketball and Julius “Dr. J” Erving. His hobbies included both fresh / saltwater fishing. His second love was his numerous tropical fish and aquariums.
He was preceded in death by his sisters Mary Ella Neuble (Camden, NJ) and Dorothy Stokes (Brooklyn, NY)
Jake Neuble leaves behind to cherish his memory: Two children LaMar Duane Bell and Shani Kellam; one son in law Marcus Kellam; Four grandchildren Brandon Goode-Bell, Kahron Beatty, Mayani Kellam and Marquita Kellam; one great grandchild Kennedi Beatty; two immediate nephews Rodney Perrin and Anthony Perrin. He leaves behind in the city of Philadelphia and boroughs of New York a host of nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins. He also leaves behinds a host of friends and former coworkers. A special recognition to Mr. Paul Martin, who friendship lead Jake to attend 1st Nazarene Baptist Church and accept the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Tuesday, November 26th from 9:00-11:00 AM at First Nazarene Baptist Church, 1500S. 8th St., Camden. Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 AM. Interment Land of Cannan, Glassboro.
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