Mary E. Jackson, 97, of Worthington, passed away at 9:10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at St. Ann's in Fort Wayne.
She was born, Oct. 9, 1909, in Wintrop, Mass., to Joseph & Elizabeth Petrucci.
She was a teacher at Worthington-Jefferson High School in Worthington, and she retired in 1972 after 16 years.
She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Bloomfield, and Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by one son, Tom Jackson of Fort Wayne; one brother, Joe (Alice) Petrucci, of Los Angeles, Calif.; one sister-in-law, Gracy Petrucci, of Wintrop, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Paul J. Jackson, Nov. 19, 1994; one sister, Edith Violet; two brothers, Tory and Vincent Petrucci..
Funeral service will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington at 10 a.m. on Saturday with Father Michael Madden officiating. Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett from 4-7 p.m. today, and from 9 a.m. until time of service on Saturday.
Online condolences for the family can be made at welchcornett.com.