Allen Jacobson

Allen Jacobson

Allen Jacobson, 73, of Cranford died Feb. 26, 2018. 

Mr. Jacobson was past president of Jacobson’s Appliances, which was established in 1949 by his father, Allen. 

He joined the business after graduating from Jefferson High School in 1963. 

His career was interrupted by a two-year stint in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969. He received an honorable discharge in 1973 as a buck sergeant and resumed his employment in 1969. He became president in 1986. 

Predeceased last year by his wife of 47 years, Doreen, he is survived by his brother, Ronald of Florida.

Services were held Feb. 28 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.

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