In New Haven, June 22, 2008 Margaret 'Marge' Keczan Jacobs, 92 of Hamden. Mother of Karen O'Donnell and her husband Jack of Hamden, Janet Jacobs and her husband John T. Barrett of Winchester, MA, and Richard A. Jacobs and his wife Maria Suma of Derry, NH; sister of Helen Tankovich of Boynton Beach, FL and the late Irene Brown; grandmother of Sam Morley, Jake, Hank and Maggie O'Donnell and Taylor Barrett. Also survived by a niece and nephew Danette and Danny Brown. In addition to her sister, Marge was predeceased by her former husband, Paul Jacobs. A daughter of the late Alexander and Sophia Gaal Keczan, Marge was born in Columbus, OH on February 7, 1916. A Hamden resident since 1960, she volunteered for MADD and donated knitted caps for preemies at YNHH. She touched many lives and she will be missed. A celebration of her life will be held on July 12, 2008 at 4 PM at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. Karen and Jack, We loved Marge. She was a great lady and will always be remembered fondly. Sharing good times at your table with Marge joining in will always be imprinted in our memory. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Halppen and JD

  2. Karen and Jack, Words cannot express the sadness you too are sharing at this time. First Bubby, then Marge. It is difficult to comprehend what you have been through the last few weeks. Rememeber all the good times you had with them and we know there were many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. They were two special people and we were glad to have known them. Bill and Rose Schule

  3. Rick, Janet & Karen – I loved your mother very much and am so sad to learn that she passed away. I know what a big part of your lives she was and how much you will miss her. I know she and my Mom are having great fun being together again. Love to all – Danette

  4. Rick, Karen, Janet: I have wonderful memories of Marge and will never forget her. My thoughts are with you today as you remember and honor her life. all best, cindy wootan

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