Wayne Jackson, 63, of Great Bend

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Great Bend – Wayne Jackson, 63, 24958 County Route 47, died Thursday morning at home, under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

Born on July 20, 1949 in Gouverneur, the son of the late Carl Jackson & Mary LaRue Thornton, he graduated from Harrisville High School.  He married Linda Mary Gonyea on February 8, 1969 at St. Mary’s Church in Potsdam, NY.  Mr. Jackson was employed as an electrician by J & L Steel, the St. Regis Paper Co. in Deferiet.  He retired from the Black River Power Co. on Fort Drum.

He was a member of the Woolworth Memorial United Methodist Church, Great Bend, he was a Ham Radio Operator and member of the Amateur Radio Operator’s Club, he enjoyed computers and keeping in contact with his family and friends through Facebook.  He also was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed fishing.

Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife, Linda, at home, his mother, Mary Thornton & the late Allen Thornton, Brownville, his daughters and their husbands; Kelly & John Dickinson, Smithfield, North Carolina, Kristi & Steve Lapp, Cortland, NY and Karen & Scott Damson, Princeton, North Carolina, his siblings and their spouses; Joan & Bill Boyd, Hamlin, NY, Alan & Charlene Jackson, Philadelphia, Kevin & Pam Jackson, Cape Vincent and Joseph & Cindy Thornton, North Carolina.  Also surviving are five grandchildren, Sean Ellard, Taylor Dickinson, Jerrica Jackson, Brandon Dickinson and Dana Givens.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 16th at 3:00 PM at the Woolworth Memorial United Methodist Church, Great Bend, with the Rev. Linda J. Harris, Pastor and the Rev. Bruce W. Chapman, former Pastor, officiating.

Spring burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery, Champion.  Visitation will also be held on Saturday, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage.

Memorial donations may be made to the Jefferson County Volunteer Transportation Center, 203 North Hamilton St., Watertown, NY 13601. www.volunteertransportationcenter.org or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123-1718. www.cancer.org

 

Friday, October 31, 2014
, Watertown, NY
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Jefferson County:

Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
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Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
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Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
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Cummings Funeral Service
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Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
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Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
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Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
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Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
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Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
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Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
315-654-2681

Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
315-649-2912

Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
315-493-2621

Carpenter-Stoodley, Belleville
315-846-5211

T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
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Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
315-232-4000

Lewis County

Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
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Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
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Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
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Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
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St. Lawrence County

IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
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Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop

Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
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Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
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French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
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Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
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Phillips Memorial Home, Massena
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Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
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Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
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Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
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O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton

Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
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French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur

French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards

French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake

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