Dorothy A. Jackson, 97NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Dorothy A. Jackson, 97, of Union Street died Friday, March 22, 2013, at her home.
Born in North Adams on Sept. 12, 1915, a daughter of Amos and Ada Plass LaBombard, she attended schools in North Adams, including Drury High School.
Primarily a homemaker, Mrs. Jackson had worked in the former Hoosac Mills in her younger years.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and of White Oaks Congregational Church in Williamstown. She enjoyed singing in the choir at her church and also sang in several minstrel revues with Don Weston and his orchestra, first appearing at the former Richmond Hotel. She also performed at the Hotel Utica and was a vocalist on Radio WIBX. She enjoyed oil painting, gardening and line dancing.
Her husband, George E. Jackson, died on June 29, 1995.
She leaves nieces and nephews and her dearly loved sister-in-law, Sara Evelyn LaBombard of Bennington, Vt.
She was predeceased by three sisters, Clara Miller, Luella Farnum and Alma LaBombard, and two brothers, Kenneth LaBombard and the Rev. Floyd LaBombard.
FUNERAL NOTICE — Funeral services for Mrs. Jackson will take place Tuesday, March 26, at 11 at White Oaks Congregational Church, 480 White Oaks Road, Williamstown. Burial will be in Southview Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.
Calling hours will be Monday, March 25, from 4 to 7 at Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapels, 521 West Main St., North Adams. Memorial donations can be made to the VNA & Hospice of Northern Berkshire, First Baptist Church in North Adams, the White Oaks Congregational Church or the donor's choice through the funeral home.
Mrs. Jackson's family would like to thank the VNA & Hospice and the At Home TLC caregivers for all the care provided during her illness.