Joseph Alexander Ernest Jackson of McCreary, Manitoba passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre at the age of 91 years.
Ernest was born on November 11, 1929 in McCreary, MB to Alexander and Marie Louise Jackson (nee Barre). Ernest was predeceased by his parents and his sister Germaine.
Ernest received his education in McCreary. He attended university and then taught school in McCreary for two years. His lifelong career was working as a geologist. His profession took him to many places around the world. Ernest was an avid golfer, but was interested in most sports. Ernest was a very generous man and was very friendly and could talk to anyone. He enjoyed going out for coffee with his many friends.
Ernest leaves to mourn his extended family and many friends.
Due to COVID restrictions, a private funeral service was held for Ernest on Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 at 2:00 pm from Our Lady of the Nativity RC Church in McCreary with Fr. Patrick Neufeld officiating and interment followed in the McCreary Roman Catholic Cemetery. A public memorial service will be held at a future date when conditions allow.
The family would like to thank the staff of the McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre and the Ste. Rose General Hospital for their excellent care.
The funeral service was live streamed on the Sneath-Strilchuk Funeral Services Facebook page via Facebook live. The livestream began at 1:55 pm on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. You may access it by going to the Sneath Strilchuk Funeral webpage, www.sneathstrilchuk.com , click on the Facebook icon and it will redirect you to the Sneath-Strilchuk Facebook page. You do not require a Facebook account to participate.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Ernest may be made to a charity of one's choice.
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