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Francis L. Jackson Jr. Obituary
HANOVER Francis L. "Jack" Jackson, Jr., 88, formerly of Manchester, Md., died peacefully on Friday, January 24, 2014, at Cross Keys Village Brethren Home in New Oxford. He was predeceased by his wife, Dolores Elizabeth Jackson, in 2008. He was born March 25, 1925, in Baltimore, Md., the son of the late Francis Sr. and Evelyn (Hooper) Jackson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and served during WWII. He was retired from Joseph Seagram's Distillery as a forklift operator. Following retirement, he worked for the Town of Manchester, Md., Manchester Pharmacy, and was a crossing guard at Manchester Elementary School. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in East Berlin and a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Manchester, Md. Surviving are sons, Francis L. Jackson, III and wife, Colleen of Hanover, and Keith E. Jackson of Hanover; grandchildren, Nichole Beverly and husband, Ishmael, Francis L. Jackson, IV, Keith E. Jackson, Jr., Austin M. Jackson, Brandon D. Jackson, and Riley E. Jackson; great-grandchildren, Ishmael, Jr., Anthony, Kevin, and Isabella Beverly; brother, James Jackson of Dundalk, Md.; sisters, Evelyn Vogel and Blanche Jackson, both of Essex, Md.; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Diane E. Jackson. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m., on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at the Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis St., Westminster, Md., with the Rev. George B. Scott officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Garrison Forest Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Owings Mills, Md. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Cross Keys Village Brethren Home, c/o Good Samaritan Fund, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350; or Trinity Lutheran Church, 117 W. King St., East Berlin, PA 17316. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.myersdurborawfh.com
Published in Evening Sun on Jan. 25, 2014
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