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Jean Jacobson, 80, Of Wilton; Former Filmmaker’s Assistant

WILTON, Conn. – Jean P. Jacobson, 80, of Wilton, died Monday, Jan. 12.

Born July 28, 1934, in London, she was a daughter of Reginald and Kate Clack Harris.

Jacobson worked in New York City as a personal assistant to Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jerome Hill. She also served for many years as an officer in the Daughters of the British Empire.

Survivors include her husband, David; two daughters, Susannah (Lee) Gobbi of Easton and Victoria (Steven) Barr of Aztec, N.M.; one son, Mark H. Jacobson of New York City; one sister-in-law, Gladys Jacobson of West Palm Beach, Fla.; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Malcolm Harris, and a sister, Anne Harris.

Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, Trumbull, is handling the funeral arrangements, which will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929. 

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