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Vivian Jacobson

Thursday, October 04, 2012 - Updated: 7:50 PM

October 2, 2012

Mrs. Vivian Jacobson, 96 formerly of Northville, NY died peacefully on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at the Sarah Jane Sanford Home for Women in Amsterdam. Born in Brooklyn, NY on May 20, 1916 she was the daughter of the late Emanuel Engel and Beatrice Stern Engel.

On April 4, 1937 she was united in marriage to Henry "Hank" Jacobson. That union lasted 69 years until his passing on November 14, 2012.

She leaves her many devoted family and friends.

Vivian was a member of the Congregation Sons of Israel Synagogue, Amsterdam Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the Northville Public Library. Her greatest joy in life was reading and surrounding herself with the company of friends.

A graveside service will take place on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:30a.m. at Temple of Israel Cemetery in Cranesville, NY Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Congregation Sons of Israel, St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, The Sarah Jane Sanford Home for Women, Community Hospice or the charity of choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam. Please visit Vivian's online guestbook at


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