Evening Times Globe, March 11, 1988
Rebecca N. Jacobson of 22 Parklawn Court, widow of Jacob Jacobson, died at her home on Friday, March 11, after a brief illness.
Born in Saint John, she was a daughter of the late John and Bessie Epstein.
Educated in Saint John, she worked for Hope Grant Insurance Ltd. For 49 years and was honored by her employer with a reception on her retirement two years ago.
She was involved in various community and religious organizations including the Saint John Art Council, New Brunswick Museum, Saint John Symphony, the Insurance Women’s Association, Shaarei Zedek Synagogue, Henrietta Szold Chapter of Hadassah-WIZO, Sisterhood Congregation Shaarei Zedek, Jewish Community Players, Shomer Club and the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum.
She is survived two sisters, Doreen Epstein and Fran Babineau, both of Saint John; and three nieces, Barbara Joan Gross of Toronto, Brenda Louise Budovitch of Fairfield, N.J., and Revie Janice Walman of Kitchener, Ont.
Funeral services were held at Castle Funeral Home, 91 Leinster Street and interment took place at Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Donations to Rebecca Jacobson’s name can be made to the Hadassah WIZO Organization of Canada.
The Evening Times Globe
Friday, March 11, 1988
JACOBSON – At her residence, on March 11, 1988, Rebecca Nancy Jacobson of 22 Park Lawn Court, Saint John, widow of Jacob Jacobson, daughter of the late John and Bessie Epstein; survived by her two sisters, Doreen Epstein, and Sarah Frances Babineau, both at home, three nieces.
Resting at Castle Funeral Home (Hillsley) 91 Leinster Street, from where the funeral will be held today with service at 4 p.m. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. Donations to the Hadassah WIZO Organization by calling Mrs. Bernetta Guss, 652-3491, would be appreciated by the family.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.342. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Samuel Meltzer - A4.
Evening Times Globe, December 15, 1944
Struck by Car, Mrs. Rebecca Rozovsky Dies in Hospital.
Friends will regret to learn of the death of Mrs. Rebecca Rozovsky which occurred in the Saint John General Hospital last evening. Mrs. Rozovsky, who was in her 86th year, was injured in a street accident last Tuesday evening and has been a patient in the hospital since that time.
An inquest into her death will be held tonight in the Court House beginning at 8:15 o’clock, it was announced by Dr. C. L. Emerson, coroner.
At the time of the accident, it was reported that Mrs. Rozovsky stepped out from between two parked cars on Main Street and was struck by an auto driven by Anthony Henry, 12 Summer Street, West Saint John, which had just pulled away from the curb. Mrs. Rozovsky was on her way to a birthday party for one of her grandchildren.
She was the widow of Hyman Rozovsky, and was born in Nesviz, Province of Linsk, White Russia, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaac J. Goldman.
Mrs. Rozovsky has resided in this city for the past 32 years and was a member of the Hebrew Congregation and was active in many societies of the Congregation. She was a member of the Daughters of Israel and of Hadassah.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. I. Elman and Mrs. H. Davis, both of this city; four sons, Nathan and Abraham of this city; Louis, of Halifax, and Miguel, of Buenos Aires; two sisters, Mrs. S. Rabkin of Saint John and Mrs. Rose Abramsky of Saskatchewan; one brother, Joseph Goldman of Saint John and one half brother, Edgar Weiner, of New York; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from her residence, 42 Spring Street, today at 2:30 o’clock. Interment will be in the Hebrew plot in Fernhill Cemetery.
The Evening Times Globe
Friday, December 15,1944
Rozovsky – Suddenly at the Saint John General Hospital on December 14, 1944, Mrs. Rebecca Rachel Rozovsky of 42 Spring Street, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaac J. Goldman, survived by two daughters, four sons, two sisters, three brothers, seven grandchildren.
Funeral from her residence, Spring Street, today (Friday) at 2:30 o’clock. Interment in Fernhill Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.54. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Our Departed - D1.