Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 2, 2012 12:51 pm EST


HOMER — Jack E. Black, 54, of Homer, died Jan. 29, 2012, at Selma Markowitz Center/LMH, Newark.

Jack was born Sept. 5, 1957, in Mount Gilead to his beloved parents, the late Robert O. and Hazel B. (Edman) Black. His life-long interests included travel and researching sports history.

He was a member of Homer Presbyterian Church and friend to many in the community, whose care in his hour of need is gratefully acknowledged.

He is survived by several cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Homer Presbyterian Church with Rev. Carol R. Weiss officiating. Burial will be in Homer Cemetery.

Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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