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BANGOR - M. Kathleen "Kay" Jacobs, 89, died October 4, 2014, at the Maine Veterans Home. She was born May 25, 1925, in Bangor, the daughter of Earl A. and Kathleen (Reagan) Downes.

Kay graduated from Bangor High School. She worked for the National Farm Loan Association and she retired from the Maine State Labor Department, in 1993. Kay enjoyed knitting Christmas stockings for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She especially liked watching the Red Sox and Patriots with her husband. The family wants to thank the nurses and staff at the Maine Veterans Home, Bangor for the loving and devoted care given to Kay.

Kay is survived by two daughters, Terri Hutchins and her husband, Ernie of Brewer and Carol Morrison of Brunswick; sister-in-law, Virginia Campbell and her husband, John; brother-in-law, Stanley Jacobs and his wife, Gloria; grandchildren, Denise Horr and her husband, Chris, Mike Morrison and his wife, Doria, Mark Morrison and his wife, Becca, and Matt Morrison and his wife, Patti; step grandson, John Hutchins and family; great-grandchildren, Ellie, CJ, Kyle, Matt Jr., Emma, Madison, Jordan, Mason, and Jacob; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Kathleen is predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Arthur "Lefty" Jacobs; brothers, Earl Downes and his wife, Irene, and Bill Downes and his wife, Marie; and brother-in-law, Jim Jacobs and his wife, Betty.

A Funeral Liturgy outside of Mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, October 9, 2014, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where relatives and friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor, following the service. Interment will be private for the family. Those who wish to remember Kay in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 383 US Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074 or Multiple Sclerosis Society, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 200, Falmouth, ME 04105. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
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