Obituary of Jeffery G. Jacques
Jeffery G Jacques, 54, died 7th of September 2019 at his home in Lake Placid.
Jeff was born on December 22nd 1964, to Joyce and Donald Jacques. He graduated from the Lake Placid High School in 1984, going on to graduate from the Ohio Diesel Technical Institute in 1985. He married Billie Hardy and together raised three sons. Jeff was Head of Transportation and Grounds for the Lake Placid Central School District where he worked for twenty years. Jeff was a passionate hockey coach who coached all three of sons' hockey teams for a period of 24 years. He also served as the President of the Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association and founded the Tri-Lake Timberwolves hockey teams. A beloved coach who will certainly be missed by his many players. Jeff joined the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department in 1992. He was a squad team member, and quickly worked his way up the ranks to captain and eventually became Chief in 2003. His dedication to the fire department lead him to become the President of the Northern New York Volunteer Fireman's Association. He was also chosen to be a Member of the Public Relations committee of the Fireman's Association of the State of New York. One of his major accomplishments was obtaining the funding to construct the training center for the fire department. A devoted husband and a loving father he will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Jeff is survived by his mother Joyce Jacques, his wife Billie Jacques and his three sons: Troy, Dustin, and Tanner (Nedi). He is also survived by his sister and three brothers, Brenda, Greggory, Michael, and Donald, his in-laws Mary and Bill Hardy. His funeral service will be held Tuesday, September 10th at 11:00 AM at the Adirondack Community Church, Main Street, Lake Placid followed by internment at the North Elba Cemetery. Rev. Derek Hansen will officiate. A reception will follow at the Lake Placid Fire Department. Please, in lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department in his memory. The M. B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid, NY is in charge of arrangements. Relatives and friends are invited to share a memory or leave condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.comTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jeffery Jacques, please visit Tribute Store