Marilyn A. Jacobs

Marilyn A. Jacobs, 81, of Nettle Hill Road, Sherman, N.Y., passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at her home.

She was born March 1, 1933, in Sherman, N.Y., the daughter of the late Chester and Zillah Jackson Larson.

Marilyn was a 1950 graduate of Sherman Central School. She retired from Welch Foods of Westfield as a customer service coordinator. She currently worked part-time at Corry Auto Dealers Exchange. Marilyn was a dedicated member of the Sherman Community Church, where she served on the Board of Missions, as a trustee and deaconess. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Minerva Club and a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was an avid reader, enjoyed volunteering and loved spending time with friends and family at her “Lakehouse” on Chautauqua Lake.

Surviving are her son, Scott (Theresa) Richardson of Swarthmore, Pa.; a daughter, Sherry Gulczynski of Sherman, N.Y.; and a sister, Sharon Swift of North East, Pa. She is also survived by five grandchil-dren: Tonya (Ted) Roskie of North East, Pa., Krista Gulczynski of Bear Lake, N.Y., Ryan Gulczynski of Sherman, N.Y., and Taylor and Megan Richardson of Swarthmore, Pa; and two great-granddaughters: Ally and Britteny Roskie of North East, Pa.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Andrew Jacobs; and a brother, Robert Larson.

She had a heart of gold and helped many. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Sherman Community Church or the Stanley Hose Co. Sherman, N.Y.

Arrangements are being handled by the Spitzer Fun-eral Home, Sherman, N.Y.