MONSON- Camillo Mario (Beanie) Jacobs, 84, a lifelong resident of Monson, passed away at home in the care of his loving and devoted family. He now joins his beloved wife Alice “Jean” Jacobs who predeceased him on February 3, 2018 after nearly 57 years of marriage. Camillo was born on November 5, 1935, the son of the late Anthony and Augusta (Santini) Jacobs of Italy and was educated in Monson schools.
He served his country honorably in the US Army. He retired from Rathbone Corporation as a machine operator after 20 plus years of service. Prior to that, he ran a rock-crushing machine at Monson Sand and Gravel. Camillo enjoyed spending time with his family, bird watching, hiking at Conant Brook Dam, and he loved his dogs immensely. Most Sundays were spent watching NASCAR races as a lifelong fan of Dale Earnhardt.
Camillo is survived by his daughter and caregiver, Brenda Gagne and her husband Joseph of Monson; his three sons, Christopher Jacobs and his wife Linda of Palmer; Steven Jacobs and his wife Marcia of Bloomfield, CT; Michael Jacobs and his fiancé Christina Comerford-Lloyd of Palmer. Camillo leaves behind a sister, Antoinette Hale of FL as well as his 16 grandchildren, Amy Hersey and her husband Dan, Kristen Pelletier and her husband Ross, Jason Gagne, Isiah Gagne, Diana Gagne, Shyla Gagne, Alexis Lucia, Angela Hall and her husband Kevin, Katherine Jacobs, Jennifer Jacobs, Sean Comerford, Samantha Lloyd, Amanda Lloyd, Brendon Lloyd, and Nick Lloyd. He also leaves 4 great grandchildren, Austin Hersey, Vanessa, Charles and Archie Pelletier. He was predeceased by a grandson, Omar Gagne and by his two brothers, Santo and Louis Jacobs.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 1PM in Bethany Cemetery, Monson along with military honors. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Camillo Jacobs to support cancer research and patient care at: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift. Please visit www.lombardfuneralhome.com for more details and to share online condolences and memories.
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