James C. Jackson, formerly of Buffalo, died Sunday (Sept. 24, 2000) in his home in Spring Hill, Fla., after a brief illness. He was 78.
Born in Youngstown, Ohio, he served with the U.S. Army in World War II.
Jackson worked as a foreman for New York Telephone in Buffalo for 36 years before moving to Spring Hill in 1982.
He was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Spring Hill and its men's club, the Telephone Pioneers of America and the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, the former Jean Healy; three sons, Michael of British Columbia and James C. Jr. and Paul, both of East Aurora; four daughters, Lauri Licher of Pittsburgh, Judith Guth of Rochester, Sally Collins of Lakeland, Fla., and Christine Cleary; three brothers, Donald of Orchard Park, Robert of Marilla and Joseph of Charlotte, S.C.; a sister, Sister Mary Julianna of Mount Mercy; 18 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Thursday in St. Frances Cabrini Church, Spring Hill. Burial, with a military graveside service, was in Florida National Cemetery.