James L. Jackson

James L. Jackson, 82, of Collegeville, PA passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018. 

He was born in Wyalusing, PA on September 30, 1935, the son of the late Wardell and Shirley (Strong) Jackson. 

Jim has been living in Collegeville since 2015.  He previously resided in The Villages, FL, Harrisburg, PA, and Palmyra, PA.  He had a long career as an educator and served as a Teacher and Principal in the Lebanon School District from 1969 to 1992.  He was a member of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees.  Jim was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of Mt. Lebanon Lodge 226 F. & A.M.                

Survivors include his wife: Betty E. (Miller) Jackson of Collegeville, PA; 

four sons: Wardell "Dell" ( & Terry) Jackson of Lancaster, PA,  James ( & Jennifer) Jackson of Australia, Jon ( & Cheryl) Jackson of Durham, NC, and Jeff ( & Tawny) Jackson of Collegeville, PA;

brother: Richard "Dick" ( & Dolores) Jackson;                        

sister: Betty ( & the late T.R.) Them;            

nine grandchildren;

as well as nieces and nephews. 

Along with his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his sister, Charlotte.  

His Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at noon at the Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home 224 West Main Street, Trappe, PA 19426. 

Friends may call on Wednesday morning from 11 AM to noon at the funeral home.   

In lieu of flowers, Jim’s family would appreciate memorial contributions made to: American Cancer Society, 480 Norristown Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422 OR American Heart Association, 1 Penn Center At Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., Ste 700, Philadelphia, PA 19103.