Celia H. Jacobson, 91

Celia H. Jacobson

Celia H. Jacobson

HARRISON — Celia Heino Jacobson, 91, of Harrison, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Stephens Memorial Hospital.

She was born on Jan. 21, 1922, the daughter of Finnish immigrants Kalle (Charles) and Liisa Heino. She was one of 12 children.

Celia married Frank Jacobson on June 21, 1941, and they purchased the farm house on Town Farm Road in Harrison, where she resided until her passing. She worked as a welder at the shipyard during the war. She later remained home, working the vegetable gardens and helping with the chickens that they raised for Fort Halifax. Celia liked fishing and growing vegetables and flowers in her gardens. She enjoyed baking cookies and Finnish pastries. She enjoyed playing many different board and card games with family and friends and she loved playing bingo.

Celia was predeceased by her husband Frank; a son, Royal; brothers William, Victor, Carl, Albert and Robert; sisters Louise Asperen, Liz Reynolds, Lina Reynolds, Linda Heath and Martha Kyllonen. She is survived by daughter Loraine Isenberg and husband William of Holly Hill, Fla.; son Ronald Jacobson and wife Robin of Farmersville, Tex.; son Donald Jacobson and wife June of Harrison; granddaughter Kelly Mannette and husband William of Windham; grandson Joshua Jacobson of Harrison; grandson, Michael Jacobson and Jannel of North Bridgton; great-grandchildren Macy, Mya and William Mannette of Windham; a sister, Hilda Peterson of Bridgton; and many nieces and nephews. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.chandlerfunerals.com

There will be a graveside service in late June. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Harrison Lutheran Cemetery Association, c/o Daphne Chaplin, 588 Norway Rd., Harrison, ME 04040.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris, Maine

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