Connor Ross Jacobsen
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Lee, NH
MADBURY – Connor Ross Jacobsen, of Madbury, New Hampshire, died on Monday, March 14, 2016, at Massachusetts General Hospital. With family by his side, Connor peacefully succumbed to his disease after a brave struggle of several months. He was twenty five years old.

Connor was born on August 26, 1990, in Exeter, New Hampshire, and moved to Madbury when he was six. He was a kind, protective big brother to Cody and included him in everything he did growing up. He brought his parents great joy and pride with his enormous energy, enthusiasm, humor, talent and kindness. He is a special member of a loving family who are heartbroken by his death. He leaves behind his mother, Lorna Jacobsen of Madbury, his brother, Cody Jacobsen of Madbury, his father and his stepmom, Jeff and Eileen Jacobsen of Gilford and Kittery Point, Maine, and his beloved dog Hodor. His family includes his aunts and uncles Beth Kelly and Steve English, Jean and Dick Thuma, Rich and Lori Jacobsen, James and Ellen Jacobsen, and Rick Kelly; first cousins Jillian and Ricky Kelly, Richard and Caroline Thuma, Richard and Tara Jacobsen, Katie and Ryan Quinn, Beth and James Byszewski, Kyle Jacobsen and his fiancé Tersey Regan, Michael Jacobsen and his fiancé Lauren Cartier, Jackie Jacobsen and numerous other extended family members.

He was predeceased by his maternal Grandparents, Rachel and Ross Higney and paternal Grandmother, Mary Ann Jacobsen.

Connor was a proud alumnus of the Oyster River School District graduating from Oyster River High School in 2008. As a 12 season athlete Connor excelled as a Cross Country runner, was a scoring member of the Oyster River Alpine Ski Team, and a member of the Oyster River High School Lacrosse Team, making it to the State Championships twice. Connor enjoyed school, his teachers, and made lifelong friends at Moharimet, ORMS and ORHS. He attended the University of New Hampshire where he was also surrounded by a circle of good friends. He most recently worked at Desmarais Environmental. Connor was an avid skier since the age of two but his love for the outdoors did not stop on the slopes. He spent many fun-filled days with family and friends hiking, running, back country skiing, climbing, fishing, lobstering, surfing and long boarding. Special memories include annual hikes into Tuckerman Ravine, ski trips with friends and family, summer outings to Canobie Lake and the Jersey Shore, vacations with his cousins and family friends. Connor was a true and loyal friend, quick to help and bore the burdens of other people as they were his own. Connor's kind and gentle soul will be in our memories, hearts, and minds for the rest of our lives.

SERVICES: Calling hours will be held at Purdy Memorial Chapel, 2 Concord Road, Rt. 4, Lee, N.H., on Friday, March 18, from 5-7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St Thomas Moore Church in Durham, N.H., on Saturday, March 19, at 10 a.m. If you desire, donations can be made in his memory to the Stratham SPCA where he adopted his dog, Hodor (New Hampshire SPCA P.O. Box 196 Stratham, N.H., 03885) or to Massachusetts General Hospital where he was cared for by an extraordinary group of medical professionals. (MGH, Development Office, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114)

To sign our online guestbook, please go to www.purdyfuneralservice.com.


Published by Foster's Daily Democrat from Mar. 17 to Mar. 20, 2016.
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Jeff, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please know we are thinking of you.
David and Janice Walls
March 23, 2016
Dear Lorna and Cody,
I had the pleasure of knowing Connor when he was at Moharimet, and then again through my daughter when he was in High School. He was a kind, funny, charismatic and caring person - a very special young man. My heart is breaking for you all. May you find comfort and peace from all the wonderful memories of Connor that you hold dear.
With deepest sympathy,
Becky Casimiro
Rebecca Casimiro
March 21, 2016
To Connor's family, we are so deeply sorry you have lost your wonderful son, Connor. Our memories are brief, yet ever lasting...my husband coached OR Lacrosse about 10 years ago. His memory is that Connor was a great kid and an excellent Lacrosse player. Our hearts are breaking for you, and we will keep Connor and all his family in our prays during this sorrowful time.
Michael and Ann Carter
March 21, 2016
Lorna,
Just heard the very sad news from Beth. I am so very sorry for your awful loss. Please know we are thinking of you.
Gail (Phillips) Thompson
March 20, 2016
Jake, I have no words. My deepest and most profound sympathy. - Ron
Ron Kubicki
March 19, 2016
Jake,

Robin and I are so sorry about Connor. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Mac
Mac Jackson
March 18, 2016
Jake, I am so sorry for this terrible loss. I can't imagine your pain and please know that we will be praying for you and yours.
Ben Craig
March 18, 2016
Lorna: I share your grief in your tragic loss. Words cannot surmount sorrow, but know that I care so very much. Love, art
Art Grant
March 18, 2016
Jake, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. Hugs and love being sent to you and your family at this time and always.
Maureen Drummey
March 18, 2016
Jake, Sorry to hear about your loss. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Bob Shostek
March 18, 2016
So sorry for your loss. May God bring peace to your hearts and joy from the memories.
Margaret Chevalier
March 18, 2016
Jake,
I am so sorry for your loss. You must be so proud of all Conner accomplished in his life, he is a son to be very proud of.
Paul Crenshaw, Massanutten Resort
March 18, 2016
Jake, We are SO sorry to learn of your loss. Our thoughts are with you and hopes that happy memories of times with your son can help you through this most difficult time.
Michael Mendrick
March 18, 2016
Thinking of you and your family..Much Love....Jane Veazey MacFadzen
March 17, 2016
Lorna, Jeff and Cody,

My deepest and saddest condolences.

ON THE WIND

Carried
On the wind
Elegant gold
Silk
A
Star
Blazing through
A heavy sky
Wet
Blue
Eyes
Carefree

My memory of Connor during xcountry 2005.
Ann Lane
March 17, 2016
Connor was a great person. He was a friend and teammate of two of our sons. I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm sure you'll treasure your memories of him.
Bob Kelley
March 17, 2016
Lorna and Cody, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your son and brother. May his kind and gentle soul live on in your hearts and memories.
Patty Bastianelli
March 17, 2016
Dear Lorna, Jeff and Cody
I am so sorry to hear this news about Connor. I had the good fortune to see him excell in life and especially Lacrosse with Oyster River. I will always remember that semifinal lax game vs Dover in which he had such an impact. He was a special young man and I am very sorry for your loss. I am working in QC and wont be able to attend the memorial service but please know I am there in spirit.
wendell davis
March 17, 2016
Jake & family,
I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your son. My heart breaks for you. My thoughts& prayers are with you all.
Debb Hammer
March 16, 2016
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