Berry Highland Memorial

5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN


Marilyn Quinn JACOBSON

24 September , 19324 November , 2019

Marilyn Quinn Jacobson passed away on Monday morning, November 4th, 2019.

A devoted wife to Harry C. Jacobson, PhD, for 46 years of marriage; a committed mother to CDR Kara Dallman, USN (Ret), Stephen Jacobson, PhD; Paula Jacobson, and Aubrie Nagy, MD; a devoted mother-in-law to CAPT Peter Dallman, USN (Ret), Juli Jacobson, and Zoltan Nagy; proud grandmother to Hannah and Andrew Dallman, Ryan, Carina, and Neil Jacobson, and Elizabeth Nagy. Marilyn received her BA degree from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut, and an MA degree from the University of Tennessee. Early in her career, she taught English and history at West Haven High School. In Knoxville, she taught English at the University of Tennessee and Knoxville College. Marilyn will be best remembered for the countless hours she volunteered at various organizations in the community including the Ladies of Charity, League of Women Voters, Parent-Teacher Associations, and the Knoxville Board of Education. She was also extremely active at Saint John XXIII University Parish where she was a founding member and served as a lector, Eucharistic Minister, CCD teacher, confirmation leader, confirmation sponsor, pre Cana facilitator, and mother to anyone who needed one. The visitation will be held at Saint John XXIII University Parish on Friday, November 15th, 2019, from 6-7 pm, and the funeral service will also be held at Saint John XXIII and will follow immediately at 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Paulist Fathers at the Office of Missions Advancement, 415 West 59th St, NY, NY 10019.


  • Visitation Friday, 15 November , 2019
  • Funeral Mass Friday, 15 November , 2019


Marilyn Quinn JACOBSON

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Kathleen Benson

8 November 2019

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