Edward Earl Jacobs age 87, passed away in his family's arms on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at their home in Simsbury Connecticut.
Edward was born on July 5, 1934 and was raised in Greenfield Massachusetts by Dora and Cecil Jacobs. Edward retired in 1994 after 42 years of loving his work for Sears Roebuck. Edward was happily married to Vivian Jacobs for 65 years. They traveled the country following their dreams while building beautiful friendships and bonds from the Catskills to the southern coast of Florida. Edwards smile and positivity were contagious. His unending energy was displayed with his passion for the outdoors, roaring bonfires and his magnificent gardens. He was the first to be on board to play any game at any time with those he loved.
Edward is survived by his wife, their beloved children Dennis and Nance Jacobs, Debbie Hess and Diane and Robert McKinley who will always be their greatest achievement . Edward’s siblings were his best friends, Robert Jacobs, Elizabeth Manaitty, Richard Jacobs, Cecil Jacobs and William Jacobs. His Grandchildren were his world... Melissa and Danny, Kelly, Morgan and Michael, Jill and Matt, Heather, Matthew and Michael . Edward was the proud great grandfather to Alyze, Nyah, Joseph, Jason and Alayna.
Your family already misses you, Edward. As you go to be with the lord, we promise to carry along what you loved the most, you will remain in our hearts forever.
“ A Blessed Life”
Please join us for a celebration of life
January 7, 2022 @ 1100AM
St Catherine’s of Siena Church
265 Stratton Brook Road
West Simsbury CT