Margaret Dorothy (Cifaldo) Jackson

Born: Thu., May 13, 1926
Died: Tue., Apr. 24, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Apr. 28, 2018
Location: Good Shepherd Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 28, 2018
Location: Good Shepherd Catholic Church

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Margaret Dorothy Cifaldo Jackson, 91 years of Port Deposit, MD, passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in the University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, MD.  Born May 13, 1926 in Port Deposit, MD, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Angelina Ciarlo Cifaldo.  

Maggie attended the Jacob Tome Institute in Port Deposit and she enjoyed a long career as a seamstress with the Bata Shoe Company of Belcamp, MD and in food service with the Cecil County Public School System.  She was an honored 50+ year member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Water Witch Fire Company and was a valued 30+ year board member for the Port Deposit Heritage Corporation.  She was a member of Relay for Life Team, “Bethany’s Angels,” raising money for the American Cancer Society each year.

Maggie is survived by her grandchildren, Kay Louise Bryant Crouch, Donna Sue Bryant Brady, and Glenn Ray Bryant, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Victoria Rae Witt, Hunter Nelson Crouch, Megan Justine Louise Witt, Dalton Ray Bryant and Jordan Elizabeth Bryant; three great-great grandchildren; brother, John Cifaldo of Churchville, MD and sister, Roseanne Riale of Colora, MD.  She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, a large extended family, and many close friends.  

Maggie enjoyed baking pies, playing bingo, dominos, and cards; volunteering for the fire company, her church, and her community; crocheting doilies and knitting baby blankets.

In addition to her parents, several brothers and a sister, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Wrightson Jackson and her daughter, JoAnn Louise Bryant.

A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 810 Aiken Avenue, Perryville, MD.  Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church prior to the Mass.  Father John Abrahams of Good Shepherd Parish will officiate.  Interment will be in Asbury Cemetery, Port Deposit.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to one of Maggie’s favorite charities:  Good Shepherd Catholic School, 800 Aiken Avenue, Perryville, MD 21903, Port Deposit Heritage Corporation, P. O. Box 101, Port Deposit, MD 21904, or Water Witch Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, P. O. Box 253, Port Deposit, MD 21904.

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john & diane cifaldo
   Posted Wed April 25, 2018
you will be missed because you were a very special young lady we all loved you and we will miss you

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