SACO, ME — Jackson C. Caldwell, 86, of Hillview Ave passed away Tuesday February 23, 2021 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House.
He was born in Manchester, CT June 6, 1934 the son of Jackson C. and Louise Harris Caldwell.
He attended local schools in Ct and then served his country in the USMC during the Korean Conflict. While with the USMC, he served in the Philippines, Manila and Japan.
After his service to his country, he returned to CT and worked for Pratt Whitney.
In 1960 he married Jane Barker Caldwell.
In 1966, they moved to Arlington, MA and then to Ocean Park, Me, where they owned and operated Roberta by the Sea.
Working for Compugraphics in Wilmington for 10 years, he was then employed by American Science and Engineering before he retired.
In retirement, he continued to love Ocean Park, fixing and building things, old cars, guns, telling his service time stories, his pets and traveling to see lifelong friends, the Potterton’s of Coventry, CT. His favorite pastime was taking care of family and his grandchildren.
He is predeceased by his wife, Jane, in 2017.
Survivors include 2 daughters Lisa Caldwell of Saco and Karen Murphy and husband Timothy of Saco, a brother Douglas Caldwell ( Anne Tewhey) and 2 granddaughters Jillian Caldwell Murphy and Tenley Elizabeth Murphy.
A graveside service with USMC Honors will be held Friday April 30, 2021 at 12:00 noon at Laurel Hill Cemetery where he will be laid to rest next to his wife, Jane.
Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 365 Main St, Saco are entrusted with his services.
For those wishing to make memorial contributions in his memory please consider Vet 2 Vet Maine PO Box 1205, Biddeford Maine 04005 or to the Gosnell Hospice House 390 US Route !, Scarborough, ME 04074
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