Rosalyn Jacobs

Rosalyn Jacobs

E. Rosalyn “Roes” Jacobs, 91, of Livingston died Feb. 21, 2015. Born in Amsterdam, NY, she lived in several states before moving to Livingston in 1966.

A nursing supervisor at Saint Barnabas Medical Center for 25 years, Mrs. Jacobs created the Discharge Planning Unit at the hospital. Later, she was a school nurse at Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy, Livingston.

She attended Syracuse University on the G.I. Bill. In her 60s, she earned her master’s degree in public health from New Jersey City University. 

She served as a World War II Army nurse caring for paraplegics. 

She was active in Hadassah and the Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center and Temple Beth Shalom, both of Livingston.

Predeceased by her husband, Richard M., she is survived by two sons, George (Rhona) and Robert (Pam); her daughter, Miriam Jacobs; and three granddaughters.

Services were held Feb. 24 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.

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