Jon J. Jacobson, 56, of Mason Rd., Waterville, NY, passed away peacefully Monday, March 21, 2016. He was born June 26, 1959 in New Hartford, NY, a son of Reuben and Marie Schehr Jacobson, and was a graduate of Waterville High School. Jon was a skilled craftsman, and worked as a pattern maker. He enjoyed several hobbies, including tennis, music, fishing, carpentry, drawing, and reading. The spirit of Jon’s kindness, generosity, and wisdom continue to comfort, and inspire those whose lives he touched; he will be dearly missed.
Jon is survived by his daughters, Stephanie Jacobson of East Brunswick, NJ; Rachel Jacobson of Canastota; and Sarah Jacobson of Waterville; his sisters, Leslie Jacobson of Fort White, FL; Marcia Jacobson of Rome; and Janet Wardell of Deansboro; brother and sister-in-law, Graham and Marlene Jacobson of Spring Hill, FL; grandchildren Kymani Gustave of East Brunswick, NJ; ViviAnne Dombroski and Cael Dombroski, both of Waterville. He was predeceased by a brother, Harry Jacobson.
A celebration of Jon’s life will be held at the VFW on Franklin Ave, Clinton, NY, on Saturday March 26, 2016 at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville, NY.