Evelyn T. (Tyson) Jackson, 98, of Fairhaven died June 9, 2014 at Copley of Stoughton.
She was the wife of the late Frederick A. Jackson.
Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Rose (Rogers) Tyson, she summered in Fairhaven and lived in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett most of her life.
Mrs. Jackson was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Fairhaven.
She was formerly employed at New Bedford City Hall, Continental Screw, Ft. Rodman PX, San Antonio, TX Cadet Center PX and the Acushnet Process.
Mrs. Jackson enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her son, Frederick W. Jackson and his wife Jeannette of Dartmouth; 2 daughters, Maureen A. Hedges and Susan E. Jackson, both of Fairhaven; a sister, Frances Sylvia of Portsmouth, RI; 10 grandchildren, Joseph Jackson, Timothy Jackson, Scott Arruda, Rebecca Arruda, C.J. Hedges, Ronald Hedges, Joshua Hedges, Christina Beam, Katie Hedges and Sean Shaw; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Mildred Buchholtz, John Tyson, William Tyson, Joseph Tyson, Kathleen Pemberton, Waneta Victorino and Patricia Paradise.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 9 AM in St. Joseph’s Church in Fairhaven. Visiting hours Thursday from 4-7 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.