EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

January 23, 2013

Therese C. Jacobs, 81


Haverhill — Therese C. (Fritschy) Jacobs began her new life in heaven on January 20,2013, after a short battle with influenza. Therese was born June 23, 1931 to the late, Edward and Margaret (Murphy) Fritschy.

She raised her children in Lawrence and had lived with her daughter, Dorothy, David and grandchildren Corey and Jackie for the past 13 years. Terry enjoyed her retirement years by spending time with the family, hanging around the pool and telling stories about growing up in Lawrence with her many brothers and sisters. She spent many wonderful years participating at Sarah's Place in Haverhill.

Therese is survived by a large family that includes daughters, Patricia Dowdel and son-in-law Patrick of Colorado, Dorothy "Dee" O'Neil and son-in-law, David of Haverhill; grandchildren, Gina Bowman, Angela Mazza, Kathryn Dowdel, Sarah Cinocco, Corey and Jacquelynne O'Neil; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Marie Feoli, Monica Allen and Bridgette Fritschy; brother, Michael Fritschy and many, many nieces, newphews and friends.

Therese was welcomed in heaven by her late husband, Daniel Jacobs, who passed in 1996; son, Daniel Jacobs Jr. who passed in 2000; and daughter, Catherine S. Mazza who passed in 2002; as well as, her parents, and many sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral on Friday, January 25 at 11 a.m. from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill followed by a funeral Mass at 12 p.m. at All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave, Haverhill. Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery, Lawrence. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Thursday, from 5 to 8 p.m. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com