Jean Elizabeth Jackart wife of the late Hilaire “Jack” Jackart passed away peacefully at YorkCareCenter on Friday, July 9, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Wesley and Hilma (Chileen) Campbell. Born in Barrhead, AB, she left with her parents and brothers to travel by train, at the age of three to Montague, PEI, where she grew up and became a teacher, she worked during WWII in Montreal and then in Fredericton. Jean was a “Zellers” girl before becoming an Office Manager at NB Tel and later worked for the Federal Pensions Branch in Fredericton. Jean loved the outdoors, walking and ultimately travelling, she was fortunate to revisit her birth place in Alberta and British Columbia many times; she also travelled to Hawaii, Scotland, Sweden and lastly her annual vacations with her sister to Bermuda.
Jean is survived by her sons, Douglas Jackart of Lakeville Corner, NB and Michael Jackart (Anna) of Fredericton, NB; son in law, Bjӧrn Anderson of Vancouver, BC; grandchildren, Brian (Deirdre), Steven (Alisha), Aaron, Andrew (Mindi), Christina Anderson (Troy), Daniel Anderson (Stacey), Katie (Joel), Jay, Josh and Joel; seventeen great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren sister, Norma Campbell of Charlottetown, PE; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, David Jackart; daughter, Ruth Anderson; brothers, Stuart, Donald, James and John Campbell.
The family wish to express their gratitude to the staff of Eden Retirement Villa and York Care Centre for the wonderful care and compassion that was received by both Jean and her family during her stay.
There will be a Private Family Service at York Funeral Home’s T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel with Pastor Normand McDonald officiating; followed by a Private Interment in SunnyBankCemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com