Cover photo for John "Jake" DeBoy's Obituary
John "Jake" DeBoy Profile Photo
1930 Jake 2023

John "Jake" DeBoy

June 3, 1930 — October 29, 2023

John “Jake” DeBoy, age 93, passed away peacefully at home on October 29, 2023. He was born on June 3, 1930 to the late Ferdinand and Hazel DeBoy. He is the beloved and devoted husband of 72 years to Joyce DeBoy (nee Greer); cherished father of Janice Shinnamon, Jill Swisher, Janine (Marty) Ehlers, Jeff (Donna) DeBoy, John (Jeanne) DeBoy, Julie (Vernon) Williams, and Joey (Kim) DeBoy; loving Pop of Donnie (Val), Jennie, Tara (Luke), Katelyn (Nick), Kyle (Steph), Jason (Mary), Kara (Trevor), Jake (Amanda), Anna (John Michael), Mollie (Kody), Brett, Jack, Drew, Josh, Tyler, Luke, and Zach and Great Pop to Noah, Jordan, Ethan, Nate, Jaxon, Charlotte, Macie, Jovie, Lucie, Titus, Liam, Carter, Dominic and Mila; dear brother of Kathy Whitaker. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, other family members and friends. Jake is preceded in death by his brother Don DeBoy.

A viewing will be held at Ambrose Funeral Home, 1328 Sulphur Spring Road, Halethorpe MD 21227 on Sunday from 3-8pm. A funeral service will take place on Monday at Lansdowne Worship Center at 11am. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Jake's memory to Samaritan's Purse.

To order memorial trees in memory of John "Jake" DeBoy, please visit our tree store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, November 5, 2023

3:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ambrose Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc

1328 Sulphur Spring Rd, Halethorpe, MD 21227

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Monday, November 6, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1267

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send a Card

Send a Card