It is with sadness the family of Sarah May Jackson of St. Albert announces her passing on September 1, 2015 at the age of 92 years.
She is survived by her son-in-law, Jack (Linda Haigh) Reader of Morinville; grandsons: Todd (Sandra) Reader of Edmonton, and Kent Reader of Calgary; great grandchildren: Caitlin and Sarah; and her brother, Roy (Mary) McGowan of Edmonton. She will be greatly missed by many.
She was predeceased by her husband, Ken Jackson in 1974; daughter, Judith Anne Reader in 2008; brothers: Glen in 1979, and George in 1999.
She was a strong woman, raising her daughter on her own. She accepted her Commission from the Canadian Armed Forces during WWII and later worked as a bank teller and clerk with the Federal Government. In her younger years, Sarah was very active in the Royal Canadian Legion and was a Life Member of the Ladies Auxiliary. She had been living in the Northridge Lodge for the past eight years and made many friends there.
Please join family and friends in a Celebration of Sarah May’s Life at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 271, 6 Tache Street, St. Albert, Alberta. Interment will take place in Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery (International War Graves), Regina, Saskatchewan, at a later date.
Expression of sympathy in the form of a memorial contribution in her name may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 10985-124 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 0H9 or Kidney Foundation of Canada, 202-11227 Jasper Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 9Z9.