James Anthony “Captain Jak” Jakubowski, 71, of Hernando, FL passed away peacefully at home on August 15th, 2020. James was born to Anthony and Jean (Klinges) Jakubowski on July 11th, 1949 in Webster, MA. James grew up in Dudley, he made Citrus County his home in 1988 when he relocated from Eliot, Maine. He honorably served our great country as a member of the United States Air Force in Vietnam, and worked as a FireFighter for many years at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
James was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing, all things NASCAR and visiting Disney—he and his wife were pass holders and would go to Disney any chance they could get. James was Catholic by faith.
James was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Patricia and his beloved daughter, Lynn. Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Lisa (Ted) Rosenau, his three grandchildren, Maddy, Ellie and Noah; his brothers, John Jakubowski of Charlton, Michael Jakubowski of Kennebunk, Me., his sisters, Ruth Oleksiak of Crystal River, Fla. and Jeannie Jakubowski of Dudley. His father, Anthony Jakubowski of Dudley passed away a day after James.
A Celebration of Life will take place at at a later date
Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, MA. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or light a candle.
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