James J. Jackson, Jr., 77, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on February 24, 2020. Jim was born & raised in Bloomfield and resided over 50 years in Florham Park. He retired after working many years as a Custom Designer of Commercial Restaurant Equipment with All Metal Manufacturing and Craig Manufacturing in N.J.
Beloved husband of 41 years to Betsy Jackson. Devoted father of James Jackson, his wife Jean, Gregory Sward, his wife Amanda, Scott Jackson, his wife Molly, Glenn Sward, his wife Courtney, Douglas Sward and his wife Lori. Cherished grandfather of Shannon, Connor and Patrick, Megan, Olivia and Kira, Mary Grace, Luke, Will, Murphy and Cathleen, Dylan and Hailey, Peyton and Camryn. Also survived by 2 great-grandchildren, his sister Lynne Monahan, and cousin Charlotte Mattei.
Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home, 210 Ridgedale Ave., Florham Park on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral on Friday assembling at the funeral home at 9am followed by the funeral mass at Holy Family Church in Florham Park at 10am. Interment at Restland Memorial Park in East Hanover.
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