CUMBERLAND — Audrey Christine Jacobson, 78, of Cumberland, died July 7 at Falmouth by the Sea.
Jacobson was born Dec. 3, 1936, in Worcester, Massachusetts, a daughter of Georgianna (Remillard) and Henry Valentine Alsop. She attended Grafton, Massachusetts, schools and graduated from Grafton High School.
Over the years, Jacobson worked as a secretary, administrative assistant and hospitality-industry employee. In her later years, she also worked as an elder-care giver.
Audrey married Raymond Jacobson, and together the couple made their home on a farm on Range Road in Cumberland.
She had a wide range of interests, including flower gardening, reading, playing the piano, music in all forms and dancing. She also loved shopping, antiquing, ceramics, and arts and crafts. Most of all, Jacobson was known for making her home a welcoming place, which celebrated her love of family and generosity to others.
She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Raymond Jacobson, in 2009.
She is survived by her children: Kimberlyanne Cleaves and her husband, Rich; Scott Raymond Jacobson and his wife, Tove; Pamela Rae Perry and her husband, John; Christian Gustaf Jacobson and his wife, Amy; and Yvonne Angela Castora and her husband, Brian.
She is also survived by her 12 grandchildren, Savannah Rae, Cassandra Richelle, Jared Matthew, Danielle Christine, Svenn Gustav, Jacobson Isaac, Carter Jacobson, Susannah Georgianne, Adam Douglas, Abigail Christine, Nicholas Stanford and Jordan Caleb; her five great-grandchildren, Chase Alen Paul, Brady Richard, Haile Raeanne, Beckett Andrew and Molly Edith; her sister, Marlene Bosma, and a large extended family.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday July 25, at 1 p.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 326 Main St., Yarmouth. Burial will follow in Blanchard Cemetery, 215 Winn Road, Falmouth.
For those who wish, donations may be made in Jacobson’s memory to the Northern New England Branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.