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WINTER GARDEN, FL John Michael Jackson was born June 16, 1947, in Jacobus. He was the only son to John and June Jack- son. John received his diploma from Dallastown High School and graduated in 1966. John was united in Holy Matrimony with Brenda M. Jackson on March 29, 1969, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in York. Their union is blessed with one child, Michelle (Shelly) Jackson Martini. John was employed by Voith, previously known as Allis Chalmers, for 19 years while living in Seven Valleys. He started his career as a Machinist and prior to moving to Central Florida in August of 1988, John was a Senior Cost Analysts. After moving to Florida, John was employed by United Space Alliance (USA) where he was a Cost Analyst for the space shuttle program for 20 years before retiring in 2009. In his leisure, John enjoyed boating, playing cards with friends, driving his Corvette with the top down while listening to the oldies, and during retirement actually became a good golfer. John Michael Jackson departed this life on July 12, 2014, after a year long battle with lung cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Addison Jackson and June Dielh Jackson, along with his beloved wife, Brenda Jackson. He will be greatly missed by his daughter and son-in-law, Michelle (Shelly) and Joseph Martini; his brothers, Douglas and Dennis Jackson; his grandchildren, Samantha and Ryan Martini; as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews. The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 2, 2014, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Grace Fellowship located at 1405 Seven Valleys Road, York PA 17408. In lieu of flowers, contributions in John's name may be made to Cornerstone Hospice Foundation, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, Florida 32778. Please view and sign the guestbook at www.baldwinfairchild.com
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 21, 2014
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