The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 28, 2014

Ann M. Jackson-Lewis


Star Beacon

ERIE, Pa. — Ann M. Jackson-Lewis, age 74, of Conneaut, Ohio, died Saturday morning, Jan. 25, 2014, at UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa.

Born Sept. 13, 1939, in Ashtabula, Ohio, she was the daughter of Frank and Mabel (Nordquest) Nejbauer.

A Conneaut resident for most of her life, Ann was a member of the former Lakeview United Methodist Church (now New Leaf UMC) where she sang in the choir and was active in the Ladies Aid and the kitchen crew. She was also a member of the Conneaut Optimist Club.

She enjoyed camping with the Penny Campers Club, and attending Blue Grass functions. When her children were young, she was active in the P.T.A. at Lakeview Elementary School.

A homemaker, Ann enjoyed doing volunteer work. She volunteered at the Ashtabula County Nursing home in the activities department where she was affectionately known as the “Popcorn Lady”. She also volunteered and was employed part-time in the activities department at The Villa At The Lake. She loved doing jigsaw puzzles during the winter months, and delighted in her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Jack J. Lewis; her daughter, Patricia (Brian) Guerini of Albion, Pa.; two sons, Timothy R. (Glen) Jackson of Conneaut and Mark A. Jackson (Sandy Ritchey) of Ashtabula, Ohio; her sister, Joanne Michaels of California; step-children, Kathryn (David) Vanderveer of Fredericksburg, Va., Carol (Bob) Drake of Ithaca, N.Y., Jake (Terri) Lewis of Phoenix, Ariz., and Patricia (Andy) Lewis of Rock Creek, Ohio; a number of grandchildren, step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and more distant relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Richard L. Jackson; two sons, Thomas L. Jackson and Michael T. Jackson; a grandson, Thomas; and her brother, Bill Nejbauer.

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, Ohio, with Pastor Jan Walsh, of New Leaf United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in East Conneaut Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be at the Funeral Home Thursday evening, Jan. 30th, from 6 to 8 p.m.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of New Leaf United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

Please sign the guestbook at www.marcyfuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.