Barbara (Johnson) Jacoby

Barbara (Johnson) Jacoby, 79, of Matawan, New Jersey, and formerly of Ellington, wife of the late Robert Jacoby, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 2, 2014.

Born in Staten Island, New York, the daughter of the late Peter and Caroline (Dahl) Johnson, she grew up in Staten Island and lived in Ellington for most of her life before moving to New Jersey two years ago. She was a longtime member of the Ellington Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed reading the Bible daily. Barbara was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who loved being with her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl McNallan, and her husband, David, of Matawan, New Jersey; Carol Martin, and her husband, Andrew, of Tolland, and Kristie Teixeira, and her husband, Joseph, of Willington; her beloved grandchildren, Cory, Christian, and Courtney McNallan, Drew, Tyler, and Cailyn Martin, and Brittney, Jordan, J.R., and Morgan Teixeira; her brother, Peter Johnson, and several nieces and nephews. Barbara was also predeceased by her son, Robert Jacoby Jr. (2012); and her sister, Norma Tramutola.

A memorial service will be celebrated on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Ellington Wesleyan Church, 77 Cider Mill Road, Ellington. Burial was private.

Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Ellington Wesleyan Church, 77 Cider Mill Road, Ellington, CT 06029.

Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from May 8 to May 12, 2014