Madolyn Elizabeth (Winters) Jacobs, 87, of Thomaston, died Aug. 30, 2011, at Griffin Hospital in Derby. She was the widow of George Jacobs.

Mrs. Jacobs was born June 29, 1924, in Thomaston, daughter of the late Jonathan "Winkie" and Emma Winters. Raised in Thomaston, she attended local schools and was a graduate of Thomaston High School.

Mrs. Jacobs had been employed as a secretary to the president at Seth Thomas Clocks and for many years as the office manager for Dr. Robert Good in Waterbury.

She enjoyed raising her children, cooking, sewing, reading, gardening and creating floral arrangements.

She was a communicant of St. Thomas Church.

Mrs. Jacobs is survived by two sons, Richard Jacobs, of Roxbury, and Ronny Jacobs, of Bristol; two sisters, Patricia McGrady, of Bristol, and Maureen Herrington, of Florida; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George; two sons, Robert and Randy; and a sister, Beverly Digamis.

The Lyons Funeral Home in Thomaston was in charge of arrangements.