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Earl Jackson

Earl "Deek" Jackson

Tuesday, June 24th, 1930 - Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Obituary

Earl “Deek” Jackson, 90, passed away on Monday, December 07, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Mr. Jackson was born June 24, 1930 in South Bound Brook, New Jersey to the late Leroy and Helen Jackson. Before settling in Monroe township, he lived in Bound Brook, Franklin Township and South Brunswick.

Deek honorably served in the US Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed a long career in food service management at Green Brook Regional Center and Green Brook Regional Hospital. Deek loved bike riding, trips to Atlantic City, gardening, enjoying the outdoors and vacationing at Martha’s Vineyard. He also was an avid NY Giants and Rutgers fan. He enjoyed cooking, particularly making Christmas Eve dinner for all his family and extended family. Above all, Earl enjoyed have conversation just about anyone, especially his family.

Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Jackson: 3 brothers Robert, Leroy & Kenneth; 2 sisters Muriel & Betty.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Barbara Jackson his son, Terrence Jackson and his wife Jennifer; his grandchildren, Andrew, Stephka, Esho and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.

All services will stream virtually at the request of the family.

Virtual visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 16. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the Gleason Funeral Home. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Piscataway, NJ. All services will be streamed online.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at www.stjude.org or to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Gleason Funeral Home
    Address
    1360 Hamilton Street
    SOMERSET, NJ 08873
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    Notes
    All services will be streamed online.
  • Interment

    Location
    Resurrection Cemetery
    Address
    899 Lincoln Avenue
    PISCATAWAY, NJ 08854
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Private Condolence

Anne Marie Kosciukiewicz-Walczak

Posted at 02:13pm
Dear Barbara and Terrence,
Our family would like to send our deepest condolences on Deek's passing.
With Sympathy,
Art, Anne Marie and Dianna Walczak
JS

Joan Suber

Posted at 09:50am
Barbara

So sorry to hear of Deek's passing. I will always remember him at John's gatherings.

With Sympathy, Joan Suber
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