Frances S. ‘Dit’ Jacobs, 82, Ephrata Hospital paramedic, first female mayor of Honey Brook

By on July 26, 2017

Frances S. “Dit” Jacobs, 82, of Honey Brook, died June 6, 2017.

She was a lifetime resident of Honey Brook. Dit was well known for her ability to bake and cook absolutely delicious dishes. She was one of the first female firefighters with Honey Brook Volunteer Fire Department and is a Life Member.

Dit served as a paramedic with the medic unit out of Ephrata Hospital. She was the first female mayor of Honey Brook. She enjoyed traveling with friends and family, and loved to share her knowledge of the area with anyone who showed interest.

There will be a remembrance service July 28, at 10 a.m., at the Tel Hai Retirement Center’s Chapel.

Beck Funeral Home, New Holland, handled the arrangements. Condolences may be offered at

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