Ruth Jackson

Obituary of Ruth J. Jackson

Ruth J JackRuth J. “Ruthie” Jackson passed away January 25, 2021 at Kadima at Lakeside surrounded by the staff who were considered her extended family, and her sister Doris. Ruthie was born in Loyalville, August 31, 1939. The daughter of the late Floyd and Bernadine McRoy. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister to all of her nine siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Jackson; son, Charles (Pimm) Jackson; brother, Wayne McRoy; sister, Evelyn Musial, Ethel Hontz, and Joyce Youngblood. Ruthie is survived by her son, Harold Jackson and wife Donna; daughter, Jane Jackson; grandson, Harold Miller; granddaughter, Chastity Jackson; great-grandson, Jonah; brothers, David McRoy and wife Annie and Floyd McRoy and wife Elise; sisters, Doris Bonk, Beverly Elliott and husband Darryl, Phyllis Yoh and husband Scott, Caroline and husband Charles Musial; and many nieces and nephews. Ruthie’s family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Kadima at Lakeside for their wonderful care and compassion they had for Ruthie; they are “angels among us”. A private graveside service and memorial event will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Rocky Bonomo officiating, and Juliet Price singing hymns. Interment will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Pikes Creek. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made sent to 183 East 42nd Street, Dallas, PA 18612 Arrangements are by the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of Routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek. Online condolences may be made to Ruthie would often speak of her dreams. One in particular stands out; she would dream she was dancing, and would exclaim how happy she was! Ruthie, now you can be happy and we hope you dance!
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