Funeral held for longtime Nassau Legislator Judy Jacobs

The veteran lawmaker passed away on Tuesday at the age of 77 after falling and hitting her head.

A funeral was held today in Woodbury for longtime Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs.

A funeral was held today in Woodbury for longtime Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs. (9/16/16)

WOODBURY - A funeral was held today in Woodbury for longtime Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs.

The veteran lawmaker passed away Tuesday at the age of 77 after falling and hitting her head. 

Jacobs' daughter tells News 12 that she was also battling cancer.

Jacobs was a founding member of the Legislature in 1996. 

Flags at county buildings will be flown at half-staff until Tuesday in her honor.

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