Steven A. Jackman

Captain Steven A. Jackman (Norwell Fire Dept., retired), age 56, of Abington, formerly of Norwell, passed away Dec. 18, 2013, peacefully surrounded by people who dearly loved him. He was the beloved husband of Leslie (Carlisle) Jackman; and adoring father of Ariel Jackman; devoted son of Carol (Clapp) Jackman of Norwell and the late George E. Jackman; brother of Peter and wife Barbara of Pembroke, and Robert and wife Maria of Randolph; son-in-law of Gertrude of Weymouth and the late Richard V. Carlisle; brother-in-law of Richard Carlisle, Linda McLaughlin, Brian Carlisle, Joel Carlisle and Laura Martini; loving uncle of Nicholas, Christopher, Emma, and Aaron Jackman, as well as the Carlisle nieces and nephews. Also survived by his brothers and sisters of the Norwell Fire Dept.; and his beloved dog, Marla May. Steve joined the Norwell Fire Department in 1980, working previously on the Norwell Volunteer Fire since 1976. He retired from the fire department in July of 2013, but remained a major part of the firehouse. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and a devoted fan of the Boston Bruins as well as other Boston sports teams. Steve loved traveling with his family, skiing, golfing, hanging by the pool and manning the barbecue feeding the masses with cheeseburgers and hot dogs, especially at his 4th of July cookouts. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at 10 a.m. in St. Helen Church, 383 Washington Street (Rte. 53), Norwell. Visiting hours Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. in St. Helen Church, 383 Washington Street, Norwell. In lieu of flowers, donations to honor Capt. Jackman may be made to the M.D.A. c/o Norwell Firefighters Local 2700, P.O. Box 472, Norwell, MA 02061. For an online guest book, please visit www.mcnamara-sparrell.com. 781-659-2200

Funeral Home

McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
30 Central St Norwell, MA 02061
(781) 659-2200

Published in The Patriot Ledger from Dec. 19 to Dec. 20, 2013