Joshua Jacobson, age 37, of Swansea, formerly of Harrisburg, passed away at 5:53 a.m., Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. Josh was born December 2, 1978 in Proviso Township, IL. Josh lived several years in Harrisburg before moving to the Parents of The Living Friends Care Center in Swansea.
He is survived by his father, Ernie Jacobson of Montgomery, IL; grandmother, Alice Bass of Mountain Home, Ark; one aunt, Joyce Ronne of Mountain Home, Ark; four great aunts, Velma Corzine of Karnak, Edith Miller of Vienna, Sue Henry of Metropolis and Jenny Wise of Glendale.
Josh was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Shavanore; one sister, Jennifer Deluca; grandfather, Bennie Shavanore.
Per the families request burial will be private at the Masonic Cemetery in Cypress, with services to be held at a later date this spring. Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave an on-line message with the family, please visit our website at www.wilsonfuneralhome1928.com