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Howard Jackson, Jr.

1922 - 2015 HYANNIS Howard Jackson, Jr., 93 formerly of Michael Drive, Pittsfield, and Devonshire Estates, Lenox, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Hyannis. Born in Philadelphia, Penn., on Feb. 21, 1922, a son of Howard and Anna Mary Field-house Jackson, he was a 1940 graduate of Germantown High School in Philadelphia, and a 1946 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Evening School of Accounts and Finance in Philadelphia. From 1947 until 1961, Mr. Jackson was employed as a comptroller for Sears, Roebuck & Co. From 1961 until his retirement on Feb. 27, 1987, he was comptroller for England Brothers Department Store. Mr. Jackson was an active member of the Rotary Club of Pittsfield from 1965 until 1988. He also served on the Budget Committee and other committees of the United Way of Berkshire County. He enjoyed reading and writing of all kinds, and doing many projects in and about his home. Mr. Jackson leaves his wife of sixty five years, the former Edna Jane Zeltman, whom he married May 25, 1949, in Philadelphia. They enjoyed time with family and many friends, and dancing and traveling. He is also survived by a son, Charles R. Jackson of Ellington, Conn.; a daughter, Joy J. Malicia of Hyannis, Mass.; a brother, Edwin W. Jackson of Philadelphia; and six grandchildren, Erin C. Brown, Kristen L. Dougherty, Adam J. Malicia, Laura N. Malicia, Ryan Malicia, and Joey Malicia; and great grandchildren, Kaylee and Greyson Brown; and great grandchild, Dougherty expected in August. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral arrangements are private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Jackson may be made to the Friends of TheBerkshire Athenaeum in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 26, 2015
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