Sarah G. Love, 84: Army Reserve captain, enjoyed being a wife and mother

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SCARBOROUGH — Sarah G. Love, 84, died peacefully April 21 at the Maine Veterans’ Home.

She was born on Nov. 19, 1929, in Corbettown, Pennsylvania, the seventh of 11 children born to Irvin Jacox and Izie Berkhouse Jacox.

She graduated from Bradford High School and went on to attend the Episcopal Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia. She entered the Army in 1952 and served as an Army nurse in Korea until 1955. She received the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. As a captain in the Army Reserves, she worked at the National Institute of Health, Walter Reed Hospital and Brighton Marine Hospital.

In 1962, she married Edison Love and was a devoted wife for 49 years. She supported his fishing career, leaving Massachusetts to live in Alaska and finally settling in Maine. She enjoyed being a wife and mother, gardening and baking. She was a member of the Falmouth Baptist Church and was known for her pies at the church suppers.

She is survived by her son, Michael, and wife, Joyce, of North Yarmouth; daughter Anne, and husband, Rodney Coleman, of Falmouth; two sisters, Julu Grindle, of Bar Harbor, and Esther Jacox; two brothers, Roy Jacox, and wife Sandra, and Blaine Jacox, and wife, Myrna; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A Christian burial with military honors will be held Friday, May 9 at 11 a.m. at the Old Landing Cemetery in Marion, Massachusetts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to West Falmouth Baptist Church, 18 Mountain Road, Falmouth, ME 04105.

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