Catherine Jackson

Obituary of Catherine Jackson

Catherine Jackson Glace Bay 1935-2021 With heavy hearts we, the family announce the passing of our beautiful mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother, Catherine ‘Kate’ ‘Kaye’ Jackson who passed away peacefully at the Glace Bay Hospital, February 14, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Jack and Elizabeth (Somerton) MacDonald. Kate’s life was fulfilled by spending her days swimming at the beach and the pool, gardening, hanging clothes on the line and spending time with her family. She especially loved traditional Christmas Eve family gatherings. She loved dancing, which is where she met the love of her life. She is survived by her husband, Robert ‘Bobby’ Jackson. Kaye and Bobby were fortunate to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on February 14th just before her passing. Kaye is also survived by her four children, Bobby (Brenda), Blaine (Tammy), Angela (Peter)Melnick and Keith (Terri) all of Glace Bay and three grandchildren, Beth Jackson, Christian Jackson and Jessica Burke as well as many nieces and nephews. Kaye is also survived by her brother Buddy (Mae), Charlottetown, PEI. Kaye was predeceased by her sister, Jackie (White), brothers, Eddie and Murray; grandson Mark Jackson in infancy and several nieces and nephews. In honoring Kay’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral mass. Cremation has taken place. The family would like to express a sincere thank you to all the doctors, nurses and staff of the 3rd floor of the Glace Bay Hospital for their loving care during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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