1936 - 2020
Obituary of Rita Jackson
84 years, passed peacefully on Wednesday September 09, 2020 at Heron Terrace in Windsor Ontario. Adored wife of Donald Jackson. Cherished mother of John Jackson (Peggy), Karen Koestler (Dennis), Donna Jackson and Lynn Mills. Beloved grandmother of Shane, Pamela, Melissa, Jennifer, Jamie, Greg, Sarah, Justin, Bill, Brandon, Collin, Nicole, Heather and Alexis. Great-Grandmother of several. Survived by her sisters-in-law Yula Hodgson and Pauline Jackson. Predeceased by her sister Johanna Pinsonneault, brothers-in-law Keith Jackson (Lois), Russ Hodgson and George Jackson. Rita was a teacher for 36 years, was a member of the Erie Shores Quilters Guild, the square dancing groups the Swinging Canadians and the Essex Squares. The family wishes to thank the staff of Heron Terrace for their tremendous care. Family and friends will be received at Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 2-5 pm. and 7-9 pm. Mass of the Resurrection to celebrate Rita's life will be held on Saturday September 12, 2020 at St. Michael's Church, Leamington at 10:30am, please arrive at 10:15am. Burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Leamington. Due to COVID restrictions, Visitation and Mass are limited to a specific number of visitors at a time. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca to secure a designated time to pay your respects. ALL visitors must remain in their cars in our parking lot until their designated time and one of our staff members comes to invite you into our facility. EVERYONE must wear a mask at Visitation and Mass. Memorial donations to the Windsor Essex Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a memorial donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.