Rose G. Jacobson

by | Aug 18, 2015 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Rose G. Jacobson passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015 in the comfort of her home.

Born in Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Robert Daniel Glasser and Anna Ida Bear Glasser.

Rose was predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 years, Howard Jacobson, of blessed memory and by her sisters, Shirley Glasser Murnick and Mary Glasser Barker. Rose was a graduate of Maury High School and attended the Norfolk Division of William & Mary. She was a life-long member of Beth El Temple, Hadassah and served as a Pink Lady volunteer at DePaul Hospital for many years. Her grandchildren were the center of her universe. Family gatherings always held a special place in Rose’s heart. We will miss her.

Rose is survived by her four children, Mark Jacobson (Marja-Leena), Marilyn Jacobson, Nancy Jacobson and Jo Ann Macon (Clay); eleven grandchildren: Jason Spencer (Keila), Sarah Dolsey Jordan (Rob), Aaron Mangum (Danielle), David Jacobson, Anna-Liisa Davis (Tim), Lauren Mangum, Joseph Dolsey, Conrad Macon (Meredith), Sylvia Macon, Amelia Dolsey, Emily Macon and one great-grandchild, Ariel Jacobson.

A graveside service took place at Forest Lawn Cemetery. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments. Online Condolences may be shared with the family at