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Marvin Jacobson

June 23, 1930 ~ January 7, 2019 (age 88)

On January 7th Marvin Jacobson, formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, peacefully passed away at home in Bluffton, SC at the age of 88.  Upon graduation from Taylor Allderdice High School, Marvin attended the University of Pittsburgh and in 1952 received a degree in Journalism.  Following college, he served in the army as a photographer and later began his career in advertising.  After working for Cavenaugh Morris and then the Goldman Shoop Agency, he founded Hallmark Advertising in 1965.  His second love was teaching, which he did for 28 years at Point Park University.   He is survived by his loving wife Phyllis of 66 years.  He is also survived by his daughters Cindy Jacobson and Debbie Sigal and son-in-law Joel Sigal, grandchildren Justin (Megan) Sigal, Emelee (Nik) Mihalick, and Max, Tess, Zeke and Cole Rosenbloom, great Papa to six great-grandsons. Contributions may be made to Humane Animal Rescue League, 6926 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15208. 

 

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