Richard Jackman

Born: Fri., Aug. 28, 1925
Died: Sun., Oct. 6, 2019


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 09, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 09, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home Inc


Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Location: St. Mary, Our Lady of Lourdes Church


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Richard J. Jackman of Murrysville died Sunday, October 6, 2019.  He was 94.  He was born August 28, 1925 in Mount Vernon, New York to the late William and Anna Jackman.  Raised in the New York City area, he relished his childhood summers in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York.  He was a World War II US Navy Veteran, who served as a Seabee in the Pacific Theater.  A graduate of Iona college, he worked as an accountant and later administrative director for Union Carbide Corporation.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Export, and volunteered with several organizations including local food banks and the Murrysville Community Library.  He was an avid reader and card player, and enjoyed walking, bicycling, wintering in Florida and dancing, including square dancing where he was a member of both Family Squares and Footloose Squares of Murrysville.  He was preceded in death by his first wife Patricia and four siblings.  He is survived by his wife Susan, five children; Mary E. Staub (Steven) of Irwin, Paul J. Jackman (Suzanne) of Yorktown Heights, New York, James R. Jackman (Jennifer) of Yorktown Heights, New York, Richard P. Jackman of Maryland, Theresa Jackman Rapone of Pittsburgh, and eight grandchildren.  Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the Hart Funeral Home Inc., Murrysville.  A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Mary’s Church, Export.  Interment will follow at Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Richard’s favorite charity, St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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