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Janet R. Jacobsen

November 6, 1922 — September 28, 2015

JACOBSEN, Janet R., 92 of Bergenfield. Born in Yonkers, NY to Seth and Eva Remington Belknap, Janet graduated from Northfield Seminary (now the Northfield Mount Herman School) located in Massachusetts. After high school, she worked in the office of the New York Central Railroad in New York City, where she met her future husband, and later worked at Parents Magazine in Bergenfield. Janet was a devoted and active member of the Clinton Avenue Reformed Church in Bergenfield. She participated in several local groups, including the Bergenfield Public Library Book Club, the Senior Center in Tenafly and the Women's Contemporary Club of Bergenfield/Dumont and enjoyed socializing with her many friends. Janet loved to work in her garden. Other hobbies included knitting, crocheting, making hand puppets and crafting. Many of her creations were donated to children at local hospitals. One of her many joys was reading to children at Washington School in Bergenfield. She was an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Giants and will be remembered for her limitless energy and her loving, caring nature. Devoted wife of the late Ferdinand J. Jacobsen, Jr. Beloved mother of James M. (Linda) of Saddle Brook, Charles M. (Linda) of New Port Ritchie, Florida, Gail M. (Paul Sadowski) of Hampton and Suzanne L. ( Robert J. Amitrano) of New Milford. Loving grandmother of Derek E. Jacobsen, Stephen Jacobsen, Samantha Jacobsen (Brooke Pasterczyk) and Robert H. Amitrano. Great grandmother of Ellery Jacobsen and Jett Pasterczyk. She is also survived by her cherished sister, Margaret Smith of Laurel, Maryland and many nieces and nephews. Visiting on Friday, October 2 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield. The funeral will begin on Saturday at 9 AM at the funeral home, with services at 10 AM at the Clinton Avenue Reformed Church, 58 James Street, Bergenfield. Interment at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. In lieu of flowers, donations in Janet's memory may be made to the Clinton Avenue Reformed Church.

Funeral Home: Riewerts Memorial Home 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield, NJ US 07621

Previous Events

Friday, October 2, 2015
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Visiting on Friday October 2, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
George Washington Memorial Park

234 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652

Interment Saturday October 3, 2015 at 11:15 AM.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Clinton Avenue Reformed Church

E. Clinton & James St.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Funeral service on Saturday October 3, 2015 at 10 AM.

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