Pearl G. Jacobson Obituary- Death, Pearl G. Jacobson Funeral
Pearl (Ginsberg) Jacobson daughter of the late Dora and Samuel Ginsberg ,94, passed away peacefully in her home on January 6th. Pearl was born in Rockville, CT and was raised with her three siblings, Lillian, Jesse and Rosetta in the North End of Hartford. Pearl graduated from Weaver High School, Class of 1944. She continued her education at Hillyer Junior College, where she met the love of her life, Jack. She received her BA from St Joseph College and her MA from the University of Hartford.
Pearl was a teacher in the West Hartford School System for 35 years. Pearl was proud of her career and was well respected by her students and their parents. After her retirement Pearl enjoyed her weekly Bible Discussion Group, volunteered for the Hartford Jewish Coalition for Literacy and she enjoyed her role as “Granny Nanny” together with Marjie babysitting for Marjie and Beny’s grandchildren. Pearl and Jack shared 62 years of a beautiful marriage together with many travels and enjoyed sharing their home for happy celebrations. Jack passed away in October 2010 and Pearl often reminisced of their years together. Safta Pearl leaves her adoring children, grandchildren and great grandchildren: Marjie and Beny Zivyon, Dorit and Jeff Dahan, Abby, Tal, Lia and Maya, Ari and Vicki Zivyon, Jack and Jordan, David and Sandra Jacobson, Jonathan and Rebecca Jacobson, Ellie and Taylor, Joseph and Melissa Jacobson, Lilly and Mia and Daniel Jacobson.
Aunt Pearl leaves devoted nieces and nephew and appreciated her great-nephew Jonathan’s Shabbat visits. The McClean Hospice provided care and their support is so appreciated. The family praises the caring, compassion and kindness of her team of caregivers Anne Marie, Annie, Fidelis and her long time helper Ann. These wonderful women are exemplary and cared for Pearl like their own relative. To honor Safta Pearl’s legacy, read to a child, visit an elderly friend or relative and enjoy the beauty of Elizabeth Park. A family graveside service led by Rabbi Yitzchok Adler will be on Sunday, January 9th. The family will be observing a private Shiva. Memorial Donations in Pearl’s memory made be made to Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund c/o Beth David Synagogue 20 Dover Rd. West Hartford, CT 06119 or to AFMDA (American Friends of Magen David Adom) 20 W. 36th St. Suite 1100 New York, NY 10018