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Frances E. Jacobs

April 13, 1947 ~ October 5, 2018 (age 71)

Frances E. Jacobs, of the Tuscarora Nation, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018, at her home under the care of her family and Niagara Hospice.

She was a member of the Snipe Clan of the Seneca Nation, born in Niagara Falls, NY on April 13, 1947, a daughter of the late Donald and Louise [Jones] Jack.

Mrs. Jacobs attended the Tuscarora Indian School and graduated from Niagara Wheatfield in 1966.

She owned a successful small business and was a dedicated employee of Smokin' Joes for several years.

Mrs. Jacobs greatly enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, going to the Casino, fairs in the summer, traveling, watching movies, singing, playing billiards and ping pong.

She was the wife of the late Marcel L. Jacobs, who passed away in 1999.

Mrs. Jacobs was the beloved mother of Vernon (Lori) Jacobs and Julie (Barnett) Equils, is also survived by three grandchildren Amanda, Eric and Wyatt Equils, her loving sisters Patricia "Tootie" Chew, Elaine (Michael) McGrath and adored aunt and great aunt of several nieces, nephews , great nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Cynthia (Richard) Antone and Donald L. Jack.

Her family will be present on Sunday from 4-7:30 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY, followed by a prayer service at 7:30 PM.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 1:00 PM at the Tuscarora Indian Mission, 5035 Walmore Road, Sanborn, NY, with Rev. Donald A. Robinson, Jr. officiating.

Memorials may be made in her name to the Tuscarora Indian Mission.

Interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery, on the Tuscarora Nation.

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