Robert "Booby" Jackson, 77, of Blakely died Sunday March 31, at Geisinger-CMC, Scranton. He was the husband of Dolores Kolibob Jackson. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Merriott L. and Mildred E. Runyon Jackson. He was a graduate of Blakely High School and worked in the Union as a Sprinkler Fitter for Fire protection systems. He was a lifelong member of the Blakely Baptist Church and former Steward of the Raymond Henry, American Legion, Olyphant.
Booby, enjoyed bowling, camping and time at Lake Wallenpaupack. He was very active in playing and coaching softball in our area and loved taking trips to the casino.
Also surviving are two sons: Richard, Blakely and Roy and wife, Noelle, Olyphant; a daughter Doreen Gilbride and husband, Thomas; eight grandchildren: Nichole, Tiffany, and Corey Jackson, Connor and Brian Gilbride, Robert, Sara, and Adam Jackson; one great-grandson James May; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: William and Thomas.
Funeral Services with interment at Fairview Memorial Park were held privately from the Hudak-O’Shea Funeral Home, 115 Garfield Ave. Olyphant.
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