Obituaries: Jean-Marie Champagne Jackson

Jean-Marie Champagne Jackson, 45, passed peacefully in the early morning hours of January 12, 2016. By her side was her lifelong friend Douglas Jackson. She now joins the love of her life, Franshon Barr, bathed in God’s love and eternal life. She has gifted this world with two beautiful daughters, Harley and Karen, and her grandsons Jordon and Jaiden.  She leaves behind her parents, Annette and Charles Champagne, her siblings Marialise Maroun​, ​Diane Ritchie, and Daniel Champagne, and her dear friend Ramona A. Jenkins​. Her spirit, sharp wit, and love of conversation will be with us always as we live to honor her.

​Her family will receive friends on Friday, January 15th from 5-8pm at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave, Bristol/Forestville, CT.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 16th beginning at the funeral home at 9am then following in procession for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am on at St. Anthony Church, 111 School St., Bristol, CT. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bristol Hospital Cancer Center, 41 Brewster Rd, Bristol, CT 06010.


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