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Rose K. Jackson, 72, of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 in St. Luke's Hospital-Warren Campus. Born June 17, 1942, in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late Merle and Rose Lance Thorpe. She and her husband, Donald C. Jackson, Sr., were married for 53 years. Rose attended Phillipsburg High School. Years ago she worked for Paristyle's, Phillipsburg; the former Fredwell, Easton, where she met her husband; Magnetic Windings, Palmer Township; and Bach Plastics and J.C. Penney, Phillipsburg. Rose enjoyed trips with her family, going to bingo, stock car races and Ocean City, New Jersey, old country music and her cat Cosmo. She belonged to Forks of the Delaware Doll Club. Surviving in addition to her husband Donald, Sr., are three sons, Donald Jackson, Jr., of Easton, Warren Jackson, of Phillipsburg, NJ and Allen Jackson, Sr. and his wife Cheryl, of Wilson Borough; three daughters, Susan Natiello and her husband Gary, of Florida, Robin Bolmer and her husband Jeffery, and Brenda Phillips and her husband Michael, Jr., all of Oxford, NJ; a brother, David Thorpe, of Palmer Township; fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers, Merle, Jr., David and Lyle Thorpe and two sisters, Mary Burd and Patricia Rotolo. Private services will be held in the Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., 2101 Northampton Street, Wilson Borough. Offer online condolences at www.strunkfh.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Ste. 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

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