Preston - Shirley E. Jacobsen, 85, of 32 Riky Lane, Preston, passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 2, 2012, at The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Byles-Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St. Interment will be in Preston City Cemetery, Preston. Visiting hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be directed to the Nurse's Fund, Fairview, 235 Lestertown Road, Groton, CT 06340.
A complete obituary will be published in the Thursday edition of The Day.