Deaths in Donegal – Friday evening, January 5th
5 Jan 2018
Michael Brendan Jackson, “Mike,” Annapolis, Maryland
The death has occurred of Michael Brendan Jackson, “Mike,” an Annapolis, Maryland, resident for two years, previously of Yonkers, New York for 53 years. Mike died on 1/1/18 from Alzheimer’s disease.
He was born on 5/14/33, in Ennistymon, Co. Clare, to Thomas and Catherine (Griffy) Jackson. He grew up in Newbridge, Co. Kildare, and graduated St Joseph’s Academy. He served in the US Army from ‘57-’63 and earned a BBA from Manhattan College. He worked for 30 yrs for IBM and was a longtime member of St Eugene’s Church, Yonkers, NY.
He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Bernard Jackson of Dublin. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jeannie Jackson, a native of Donegal Town; three children, Maureen, Tom and Kevin; two siblings, Kieran Jackson of Newbridge, Co. Kildare, and Marion MacEneaney of Drogheda, Co. Louth; and seven grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Kalas Funeral Home, Edgewater, Maryland on Sunday, 1/7 from 2-5 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Crofton, on Monday, 1/8 at 11 am.
Interment at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org/donate). A guestbook is available at http://www.KalasFuneralHomes.com.
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Obituary for Michael B. Jackson
Michael Brendan Jackson, “Mike,” an Annapolis resident for the last two years and previously of Yonkers, NY for 53 years, died on Monday, January 1, 2018, from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84.
Mike was born on May 14, 1933, in Ennistymon, County Clare, Ireland to the late Thomas and Catherine (Griffy) Jackson, he graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Kildare, Ireland in 1952 and from Manhattan College in 1972. Mike served in the United States Army from 1957-63. He worked for I.B.M. as a Systems Analyst for 30 years. Mike was a longtime member of St. Eugene’s Catholic Church in Yonkers, NY. He enjoyed golf, home improvement projects, listening to Irish music, and the stock market.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bernard.
Mike is survived by his wife of 55 years, Anne Jane “Jeanie” (Meehan) Jackson; three children, Thomas of Severna Park, MD, Kevin of Crofton, MD and Maureen Jackson of Bronxville, NY; two siblings, Thomas Kieran of Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland and Marion MacEneaney of Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland; and seven grandchildren, Brendan, Joseph, Kieran, Sean, Megan, Jane and Marian Jackson.
Friends may call at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD on Sunday, January 7 from 2 to 5 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 1800 Seton Drive, Crofton, MD on Monday, January 8 at 11 am. Interment Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org/donate).
Jackson, Michael Brendan “Mike” [MC1972 RIP]
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