Ida's Story

ALLAGASH - Ida (Jackson) McBreairty of Allagash died on September 7, 2015. She was born June 4, 1921 in Allagash to William and Lucy (Mullins) Jackson.

She enjoyed cooking for her family, picking berries and canning, knitting and giving them as gifts, sewing and quilting. She looked forward to the times when the family came to visit, she loved joy riding with her friends and going to tag sales, she never missed a chance to go for a ride. She enjoyed taking her family to church, she loved to sing, play and listen to gospel and country music. She loved to play Charlamagne. She loved to paper and paint her house. She was a hard worker from in the woods along side of her husband, picking potatoes with her family, as well cleaning for the elderly in town and driving them to town for appointments and grocery shopping.

Ida was predeceased by her husband, Francis of 59 years, 3 sisters and three brothers, 2 daughters, Luwine Bouchard and Delores O'Leary, 2 sons Marvin and Boyd, son-in-law, Maynard Bouchard and daughter-in-law Raeleen Jackson.

She is survived by her 2 daughters and 5 sons; Elaine McBreairty of Allagash, Cola Pelletier of Vernon, Ct. Ervin McBreairty of Tolland, Ct. Vernon McBreairty of Stockholm, Braden McBreairty of Manchester, Ct., Bernard McBreairty of Allagash and Wilmer Jackson of Caribou, along with 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Her surviving family includes; Randy Bouchard and wife Janet and daughters Ashley and Jasmine, Ricky and wife Danna and their children, Alex, Dylan, Riley, Haley, Nicholas and wife Amanda and their daughter Adalyn, Lisa and husband Reggie Michaud and their sons Wyatt and Owen. Son-in-law John O'Leary, and children Corinna and husband Brock Good and her daughter Haley, daughter Gwen and husband Lynn Woodard. Wilmer Jackson and daughter Gail and husband Brian Farley. Elaine and husband Carney McBreairty of Allagash, 2 grandsons Jonathan and Jace, daughter Christy and partner Bonny Hafford and their daughter Kenley, daughter Tanya and husband Troy Mueller. Cola and her husband Roger Pelletier Sr. of Ct. their children Roger Jr. and wife Susan and daughters Lynn Marie, Lori Ann and husband Christopher and their 2 sons Christopher Jr. and Logan, and daughter Lynn Marie, Micheal and wife Marcella, Cleoria and husband Michael Bedus Sr. and their children Michael III, Amber Elaine and husband Terrance, Lindzie Mae and her daughter Journey, John and wife Linda. Ervin and Linda of Tolland Ct. and their children Kevin and wife Robin and their daughter Marissa, Debbie and husband Ron Jaquith and her son Ryan and wife Sarah and their children, Easton and Callie, Wayne and his children Jordan, Travis, Samantha and husband AJ and their son Noah, Lori and husband Clem Langlois and their sons CJ and Cody. Vernon and Joyce McBreairty of Stockholm, their son Justin and his daughter Marrigan and son Elijah, Bernard and Marilyn McBreairty of Allagash and their daughter Shauna. Braden McBreairty.

There will be a graveside committal service at the Allagash Municipal Cemetery officiated by Rev. John Dik on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 12 noon, Arrangements are a service of Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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