On Monday, October 24, Dave Jackson, a beloved husband, passed away. He was seventy. Born to Albertha and Norman Jackson, Dave loved designing and building things. He had a long and varied career in the commercial construction industry. He started in the electrical trade and branched out into commercial real estate development and construction. He worked at Jos. L. Muscarelle, Inc., Mahoney Troast , ran his own construction company for a time, designed kitchens for Lowe’s, and ended his career at Dolan & Trainor, now C.H. Briggs, working with major architectural firms in NYC advising on the use of Corian Solid Surface and Corian Quartz.
Dave met his wife Cheryl when he designed her kitchen. They have been together close to 20 years. They celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary this past August. He and Cheryl visited New Mexico every year for many years. Dave achieved his dream of building a home and living in New Mexico full time when he retired in 2018. Most of all Dave loved his family.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Jackson; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Ron Jensen; sister and her partner, Barbara Jackson and Diana Lynn Frye; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Gary Melillo; niece and nephew-in-law, Deborah Jensen and Steve Duke, along with their daughter (his great niece) Jense; niece-in-law, Donna Mueller; great-nephew, Gordon; great niece, Gwendolyn; his sisters by marriage, Danielle Munson and her wife, Madeline Diehl; nephew-in-law, Justin Munson, and his niece-in-law, Jennifer Munson.
A private funeral service will be held on October 31,2022 at Daniels Family Funeral Home - Southern Chapel, 2400 Southern Blvd. SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. A masonic memorial and celebration of life service will be held on November 13, 2022 at 3 pm ET for the members, families, and friends of Dave Jackson at the Masonic Lodge at Little Falls Masonic Lodge, 14 Lincoln Avenue, Little Falls, NJ 070424.