Martin M. Jacobson, 78

OCT. 7, 1933-FEB. 27, 2012

February 27, 2012

Martin M. Jacobson, 78, of Taneytown, Md., died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Born Oct. 7, 1933, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Henry and Dora Schapiro Jacobson.

He was the husband of Rochelle Rosenthal Jacobson.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. Prior to retirement, he worked in real estate and accounting.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons, Howard Carl Jacobson and his companion, Livi Abramson, of Taneytown, and Allen Joseph Jacobson and his wife, Christa Montgomery Jacobson, of Hagerstown; daughters, Harriet Gail Silva of Westminster, Md., and Heather Rebecca Flater and her husband, Joseph Flater Jr., of Manchester, Md.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead, Md.

A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Reisterstown, Md.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157; or to a charity of your choice.

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