John “Jack” E. Jackson Sr., 88

John “Jack” E. Jackson Sr., 88, husband of Elizabeth “Betty” J. (Capparella) Jackson, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 14, 2022, at his home in Royersford.

Born in Harmonville, PA, he was the son of the late Walter and Margaret (Reed) Jackson.

Jack enjoyed playing sports in his youth. He played basketball and was on the track team. Jack proudly served in the United States Navy where he was also a sharpshooter. In his adult years, he had various professions; contractor, business owner, and security guard to name a few. In his retirement years, Jack loved to work on puzzles. He lived to help people. Jack loved his family and adored spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Surviving along with his wife Betty of 68 years, is his daughter Celeste Richman, wife of Scott; son John E. Jackson Jr., husband of Barbara; daughter Johanne Marchese, wife of Robert; daughter Charisse Marei-Ronnermann, wife of Drew; and son Derrick Jackson, husband of Desiree; brother William Jackson, husband of Anne; brother Price Jackson, husband of Carol; and sister Deborah Brancaleoni, wife of Frank; brother-in-law John Carfagno; all grandchildren and great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his sister Edna Ferguson, wife of the late Frank; brother Walter Jackson Jr., husband of the late Ginny; brother Robert Jackson, husband of the late Patti; sister Grace Carfagno; and sister Margaret Lawrence.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 11:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home (595 W. Main St., Trappe, PA 19426) with Monsignor Leighton officiating. A visitation will also be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022, from 9:30-11:00AM at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately by the family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassus Hospice (2 Campus Blvd., Suite 200, Newtown Square, PA 19073) in Jack’s name.

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Our sincere condolences to Aunt Betty and cousins. Our beloved uncle Jack was a stalwart for his immediate and extended family. He did life right. Fond memories keep him in our hearts. He will be missed. RIP Uncle Jack.

~ Philip and Joanne Morello Costa Mesa, CA
10/20/2022 4:32:07 PM

Our sincere condolences to Aunt Betty and cousins. Our beloved uncle Jack was a stalwart for his immediate and extended family. He did life right. Fond memories keep him in our hearts. He will be missed. RIP Uncle Jack.

~ Philip Costa Mesa, CA
10/20/2022 4:28:25 PM

My deepest condolences to Betty, family and friends. Jack was a great man, always a pleasure to be in his company. His warm smile, laugh and kindness will always be remembered. He will be greatly missed and the memories made will last forever.

Love, Lindsay & Franchesca

~ Lindsay Ronnermann
10/20/2022 8:18:51 AM

Our prayers are with all of you during this sad time. Fond memories and love will live on. Niece/cousin Shere and husband Larry.

~ Shere Capparella Gibson
10/19/2022 10:00:53 PM

You will forever be in our hearts Jack. I will miss you every day. I will never forget you as you promised to never forget me. RIP our dear brother. Love Frank & your little sister Deb

~ Debbie Brancaleoni Phoenixville, PA
10/18/2022 9:13:05 PM

Dear Aunt Betty, Celeste, Eddie, Joanne, Charisse and Derrick: Know that we are sending our love, thinking of you and your families during this difficult time. Uncle Jack will always be in our hearts and memories. Love, Barbara, Tony and LeAnna

~ Barbara DeJesse
10/18/2022 4:26:10 PM

Sending sincerest condolences to Aunt Betty and the entire family for loss of Uncle Jack. So many fond memories of Uncle Jack at the family reunions. Rest peacefully

~ Judi & Brendan Bungay
10/17/2022 7:54:52 PM


~ Kim capparella
10/17/2022 7:03:50 PM

Had a full life with a great family

10/17/2022 5:51:27 PM

So many happy memories with Uncle Jack. Rest in Heavenly peace.??

~ Julia (Judy) Rufa Delray Beach, FL
10/17/2022 5:19:10 PM

Heart-felt sorrow on the passing of our dear Uncle Jack. Our love and prayers are being sent to all of the Jackson clan. Love, Ursula and Bill Maxwell

~ Ursula & Bill Maxwell
10/17/2022 4:51:17 PM

My deepest sympathies to you my Dear Aunt Betty, and Family! Uncle Jack will always be a treasured part of my life. Sorely missed! Earlene and The Ashbaugh Family!

~ Earlene Fernandina Beach, Fl
10/17/2022 4:49:41 PM

Please accept our condolences and Prayers for Betty and the entire Jackson Family.

~ Stephen & Dona Marchese Telford, PA
10/17/2022 3:05:24 PM

Thoughts and prayers from our family, so many wonderful memories of my Uncle Jack.

~ David w. Jackson family Anaheim, CA
10/17/2022 12:36:11 PM