MILTON - Mary Jeanette (Ward) Jacobs died at her home surrounded by her family on October 2, 2021 after a period of declining health, at the age of 87.
Mary was born in Milton on November 13, 1933, daughter of Donald F. Ward and Jeanette E. (Blouin) Ward. She resided in the area all of her life, going to Nute High School in Milton. She was very active in basketball and softball, winning many awards for her athletic abilities. She graduated in 1951. June 5, 1954, she married Joseph E. Jacobs and together they built their home in Milton, where they resided for over 60 years.
Mary worked at numerous businesses in the area over the years, before retiring in 1997 to care for her mother. Through the years she enjoyed camping and traveling to Disney World. She spent years camping on Ossipee Lake with her family and became close to many "camping family" friends that she stayed in touch with.
Mary is survived by her daughter Denise (Jacobs) Brozeau of Milton, a granddaughter Angela Brozeau Bushnell (Mark) of Milton, a grandson, Corey J Brozeau (Amber) of Lebanon, Maine, and a great grandson, Connor J Brozeau of Lebanon whom she adored; nieces, nephews and a few very special friends, She was predeceased by her husband Joseph, and her parents Donald F Ward and Jeanette E Ward.