The death of William Ivor Jackson, aged 89 years, of Westville, occurred on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, surrounded by his family.
Born in MacPherson’s Mills, he was the son of the late Charles Oscar and Sara Mary (Golding) Jackson.
Mr. Jackson was a retired employee of Maritime Tel and Tel and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. He was a Volunteer Fireman in Truro. He was a member of the Western Star Lodge#50 A.F. and A.M., a member of the Order of the Easter Star Lodge Ceilidh Chapter #10, and a member of the Philae Temple (Shriners). He had a great love of the family cottage at Big Island, and for his family and friends there.
He is survived by his wife Frances Burgoyne-Jackson; his children, Patricia McLellan-Lockhart; Allan Jackson; Kathleen ( Kenn ) Chisholm; William "Bill" (Anne) Jackson; grandchildren, Janet McLellan, Nancy Anningson, Sally Steves (David), Michael Wilson (Taylor). He is also survived by his step-children, Donna Graham (Doug); Deborah Shipley (Kevin); and Judith Graham, as well as eight step-grandchildren, and eight step-great grandchildren; sister Dorothy MacKinnon; and sister-in-law Marguerite Munro.
He was predeceased by his first wife Elsie Elizabeth (Wadden); his parents; step-daughter Charlotte Patriquin; brothers Charles and Frederick; and sisters Helen, Violet, Mary and Jenny.
There will be no visitations. The Western Star Masonic Lodge will conduct a service at 6:30 Friday at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville . A private family service will be held on Saturday, June 29 at Eagles Funeral Chapel, Westville with Rev. Dr. Mary Taylor officiating. Interment will be in Murray Point Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Society, or a charity of one’s choice.
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