Elaine M. (Jacobson) Hayden, 67, died Wednesday, November 2 at the Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence after a courageous battle with cancer.
Her husband James A. Hayden predeceased her in 1987. She leaves two sons, Kevin J. and Brian A. Hayden, both of Millbury; a brother, Richard A. Jacobson of Millbury. She also leaves many nephews and nieces, a cousin Betty Mott of Holden and many cousins in Sweden. She was predeceased by a brother Raymond E. Jacobson.
She was born in Worcester, the daughter of Gustaf and Helga E. (Nystrom) Jacobson. Elaine graduated from Millbury High School and has lived most of her life in Millbury.
She worked at the former Ramada Inn in Auburn for several years and prior to that at Norton Company and Riley Stoker Corporation. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and reading.
At the request of the family, all funeral services and burial are private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure-Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.
Arrangements are under the care of LINDQUIST LUNDIN FUNERAL HOME, 36 Butler Street, Worcester. To place an online condolence please visit www.lindquistlundin.com