first_imgwas born June 12, 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Herman and Pearl Jacobs. On Saturday, September 23, 2017, she transitioned to eternal peace at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. She attended the Bayonne School System, and further educating herself and receiving a degree in Computer Technology. Her first job was as a Customer Service Representative at Child Craft Education Corp in Edison, NJ. There she was a dedicated and hard worker and climbed up the ladder within the company and became a part of management. She then later met and married James McKennan in 1965, and to this union, two daughters were born. Ann was a survivor of breast cancer for over 20 years after being diagnosed at the age of 50. Jewel leaves to cherish her memories, her daughters; Melodie McKennan-Smith and Shanna McKennan; grandchildren, Victoria (Jessica) Parris, Parrisa, Jada and Kya; great grandchildren, Ethan, Jermaine, Julian, and Jaylin; sister, June Rodriguez Simmons; brother, Neddie Jacobs; son-in-laws, Lamont Smith & Kenneth Sauls; longtime partner, Carlton B. Rhodes; and a host of other relatives & friends. Funeral arrangements by CHARLES A. WEST, 34 East 25th St.last_img read more

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