Cover photo for Franklin Jacobson's Obituary
Franklin Jacobson Profile Photo
1943 Franklin 2022

Franklin Jacobson

June 11, 1943 — March 26, 2022

Franklin Paul Jacobson, 78, of Long Lake, New York, Died on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at University of Vermont Medical Center.

Franklin was born in Wappingers Falls, NY on June 11, 1943 to Dr. Paul, and Maria Jacobson.

He attended Wappingers Falls High School, and then the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. On October 16, 1965 he married Jeanette Helen Kees at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Fairport, NY, where he was the organist and choir director. In 1967, he and Jeanette moved to New Jersey, where Franklin joined the music faculty of Princeton Day School where he remained as Head of Music until 1997. As a part-time church musician, he served as organist and choir director in various churches in the New Jersey area. For thirty years, he was music director at Calvary Episcopal Church in Flemington, New Jersey. Most recently, he was music director at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Saranac Lake, New York. Additionally, he was harpsichordist with the Bar Harbor Music Festival String Orchestra, Bar Harbor, Maine, for over 25 years.

Frank is survived by Jeanette, his wife of 56 years, Paula, his daughter, and his four grandchildren, Rayona, Zev, Ami, and Ruth.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A memorial service will take place at 11:00 AM on Saturday April 2, 2022 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Saranac Lake, New York.

Friends wishing to remember Frank are asked to make memorial contributions to the National Kidney Foundation in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their condolences and memories at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Franklin Jacobson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Service

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Reception

St. Lukes Church Parish Hall

Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Photo Gallery

Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree