Robert E. Jackson, 72

Mar 7, 2021

Robert E. Jackson, 72, of Wareham, died Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Sue Ann (Saflarski) Jackson.

Born in Taunton, he was the son of the late Gladys (Bourne) and Leon Jackson, Sr. As a child, Bob lived in Sandwich and Wareham and graduated from Wareham High School. He was a plumbing engineer for Crowley Engineering in Middleboro and retired in 2016.

Bob served in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1972 and was Interior Communications Electrician 2nd class.

Since his childhood, Bob was an active member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Wareham. Through the years, he served as an acolyte, worked in the food pantry and served on the vestry. He also was involved in the bell tower restoration and the 3rd floor addition project.

He is survived by his wife Sue; his daughters, Michelle Haskell and her husband Edward of Buzzards Bay, Jennifer Bocach and her husband Cory of E. Greenwich, RI, Heather Mitrano and her husband Kern Eldried of Salem, AR, and Elizabeth Jackson of Fairhaven; his brother, Leon “Jack” Jackson, Jr. of Ft. Lauderdale; his sister, Lois Jackson of Lady Lake, FL; his grandchildren, Christopher and his wife Jennilee, Benjamin, Zachary, Jonathan, Karissa, Lily, Max, Austin and his fiancé Kylie, Abigail, Jackson and Rose; great grandchildren, Nicholas, James, Kevin, Nathaniel and Harry and many nieces and nephews.  

A private memorial service will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd. 

Donations in his memory may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd Memorial Fund c/o Church of the Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 719, Wareham, MA 02571. To leave a message of condolence visit: