Joseph S. Jackson
Date of Passing:
Jackson, Joseph S., 90, of Dixwell Avenue, died peacefully at home on November 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Mary M. (McGauley) Jackson. They were married for 57 years.
Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Samuel and Margaret E. (Read) Jackson, he lived in Cranston for 58 years.
Mr. Jackson was a lineman for the former Narragansett Electric Company for 37 years before retiring in 1989.
Joseph was a former football coach for the C.L.C.F football program and the Cranston Little League. He enjoyed cooking and spending time with his loving family.
Mr. Jackson was a United States Navy Veteran serving during World War II.
He is survived by a daughter, Susan A. Jackson of New York City, NY; five grandchildren, Joseph, Kara, Zachary, Ryan, and Shae Jackson and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Paul J. Jackson and Joseph S. Jackson Jr. and brother of the late Robert Jackson.
His funeral will be held on Saturday December 2, 2017 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside, at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christin Burial in St. Mathew Church, corner of Elmwood and Park Avenues, Cranston at 10:00 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Anne’s Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday 6-9 p.m.
Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions’ in Josephs memory to the Hope and Hospice & Palliative Care of RI 1085 N.Main St. Providence, RI, 02904 would be deeply appreciated.
Susan and family, I would like to extend to your family our deepest sympathy on the passing of your dad .. our family has many good memories of joe when he worked for jack haxton and hank mcgreen at haxtons liquors many years ago.. in fact my brother Don remembered a story of workng with your dad.. My dad Irv Baker and two of my brothers Don and Stephen remember fondly what a hot sketch your dad was and fun to work with.. my mom and dad use to go out to dinner with your parents and always enjoyed Mary and Joes company.. our parents are both deceased but we do remember a lot of their good friends hop[e good memories of time spent with your parents help you at this sad time