Akwesasne – Mr. Benjamin F. Jacobs, 78, of 46 Kateri Tekakwitha Street, St. Regis, passed away Monday morning, September 3, 2013 at Cornwall Community Hospital, where he had been a patient for the past 7 weeks.
Benjamin was born December 17, 1936 in Akwesasne, the son of the late Frank Jacobs and Ann Benedict. At the death of his mother during childbirth he was raised by his paternal grandmother, Susan Jacobs. He attended schools on St. Regis Island.
Benjamin first worked as an ironworker with Local 823 before going to work as a laborer for Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. He loved spending his summers camping and gardening on St. Regis Island. He also enjoyed driving in golf cart around St. Regis Village and spending time with his dog, Baby.
He survived by his brother, Wallace and Lynn Thompson of Akwesasne; his sisters, Pauline Cook, Virginia and Scott Thomas, Rebecca and Timothy Thompson, Roseanne Thompson, and Lisa and Mike Swamp, all of Akwesasne; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, Thursday 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Regis Catholic Church on Friday, at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Jack Downs celebrating.
Memorial contributions may be made the American Diabetes Association.
Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.
Sunday, July 5, 2015, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake