Catherine A. Jackson
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Catherine A. (Swanton) Jackson, 82, died August 7, 2012 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Jackson, Sr. whom she married May 2, 1953.
Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Margaret (Mogan) Swanton.
She worked for Amica Life Insurance in Lincoln, for 12 years retiring in 1996. Catherine was previously employed at the former McCarthy's Department Store in Woonsocket. She is a devout communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, No. Smithfield, and has been a member of the Adult Choir since 1980. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and embroidery.
She is survived by her five sons, Albert Jackson and his wife Sharon of Dayville, CT, Leonard Jackson of Woonsocket, Kenneth Jackson and his wife Susan of Uxbridge, MA, Timothy Jackson of North Smithfield, and Christopher Jackson and his wife Wanda of Burrillville; two daughters, Barbara Jackson of North Smithfield, and Mary Ellen Rose and her husband James of North Smithfield, two brothers John Swanton of North Smithfield, and Paul Swanton of East Providence; three sisters, Ellen Hajema of Hudson, MA, Margaret Trainor of Storrs, CT, and Patricia Mullaney of Narragansett, RI; 13 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and 10 nieces & nephews.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 9 AM from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 63 Church St., Slatersville. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Calling hours are Monday from 5 - 8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church, Music Fund, P.O. Box 266, Slatersville, RI 02876.
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