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Larry J. Jackson
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  • Sr. Caritas Cancer Center
    271 Care St.
    Springfield, MA 01104
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  • Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Shelter
    627 Cottage Street
    Springfield, MA 01104

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“Laurie, Much love to you, I'm in Floria when I get home I hope to see you. Sorry I couldn't be there with you. Love Carl ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Carl Tiberio - Ludlow, MA

“I will miss our quiet visits, Just you and me sitting quietly in the kitchen without realizing it's been hours Just talking, listening and sharing!...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Pam Huckle - Wood - Naples, FL

“Words fall short of expressing my sorrow for your loss. Knowing that Larry was surrounded by those who loved him and were able to say their final...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Jerome Lyons - Brentwood, NH

“Laurie, so very sorry for your loss. May you and the girls find solace in the arms of our Loving God. ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Lynn Self - Manchester, CT

“Sorry to hear about Larry. My thoughts and prayers go out to you Joanie, Jackson and Jen. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Jennifer Flynn - Ludlow, MA

“Laurie and family, please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 24 | Posted by: Karen Harrington Voisine - MA

“Our deepest condolences to your family. Larry was such a wonderful loving husband and father to my cousin and their girls. You are all in our...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Kathleen & Tim Schell - IN

“My condolences to Stan and Jen and the rest of the Jackson family. ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: Brian Goddu - Chicopee, MA

“Laurie may many happy memories sustain you at this time. Sending prayers and love your way ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Ruth - Haverhill, MA

“So sorry to hear of your loss , may god be with you. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Tom & Diane Dubiel - Otis, MA

“My son Zack and I met Laurie over 20 years ago when she cut his hair at Great Cuts. Shortly after we met Larry a quiet gentle soul that always made...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Maria Lopez-Santiago - MA

“Laurie & Family , Your Special Star Shines over the family he loved so much..A wonderful and special Uncle to our Special Little Man...Love Roger &...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: - Agawam, MA

“Larry was more than a friend to Lori, he was like a brother. We loved his serene demeanor. Larry is finally free of pain. Cancer did not win because...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Thomas Damoulakis - Wilbraham, MA

“So very sorry to hear of your loss. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Lillian Lissandri - MA

“We didn't see a lot of you Larry, over the years. But we knew what a loving, kind and generous man you were. Thru Facebook and family get togethers...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Sheila Wile - Marion, MA - Family

“My deepest heartfelt sympathy to you, Laurie and your family. God rest his soul. You all will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Maureen Hathaway - FL

“Laurie and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Rose Potar Blair - Springfield, MA

“Larry was my best friend growing up in Holyoke. Unfortunately life happens and we lost touch in the time after High School. I will always fondly...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Michael Hartling - Chicopee, MA

“Laurie and family.. So Sorry.. My Deepest Sympathy,In Christian Love allen ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: allen hayden - springfield, MA

“To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: allen hayden - springfield, MA

“Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: John,Linda Smith - Holyoke, MA

“So sorry to hear of Larry passing, Larry was a well liked Safety Coordinator at the Sonoco paper mill. Larry will be truly missed by all that worked...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Sonoco Products Employees - MA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of grief.We pray that your many cherished memories will bring you much comfort. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Auntie Rie and Uncle Charlie Carty - MA

“Our Deepest sympathy....... ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Paul, Linda, Melinda, Julia & Audrina Czupkiewicz - MA


On February 17th, 2017, at fifty-one years of age, Lawrence "Larry" Joseph Jackson, of Springfield, lost his battle to cancer, passing away in the comfort of his cherished home with his wife, three daughters, mother, father and other family whom he loved by his side. Larry was born to Stanley and Joan (Labonte) Jackson in Tacoma, Washington on May 5th, 1965. He spent all of his youth in his family home on Clark St. in the city of Holyoke, MA. Larry graduated from Holyoke High in 1983. Although his formal education ended with high school, Larry was a lifelong learner. He was an avid reader who consumed hundreds of books and was always sharing the wealth of knowledge he accumulated. After high school, Larry began working for Sonoco Paper Products from which he retired from his job of Safety Coordinator after thirty-two years of dedicated service. Larry was guileless; he treated others honestly, with respect and love regardless of whether it was someone close, or a stranger he encountered. Larry enjoyed politics, theology, history, science fiction, comic books, comedy, satire, sarcasm, music, and animals. Larry's gentle and reserved nature belied the immense reserve of strength and courage that he possessed. He fought hard against the disease that eventually took his life. Larry was a devoted, adoring husband and he took exceptional pride in being a dependable, loving father to his three daughters. Above all else, family came first to Larry and all those in his family knew his level of commitment, love and dedication to them. The void he leaves behind is impossible to fill, but the memories of his spirit will continue to sustain those who loved him for the rest of their lives. Larry leaves behind his loving wife of 17 years, Laurie (Huckle) Jackson, his mother Joan (Labonte) Jackson and father Stanley Jackson; his daughter Heather Cripps her fiance', David Denno and his children Elena and Penelope; his daughter Brittany Cripps and partner Shannon Almeida, his daughter Meaghan Cripps, her fiance' Kristy Hawkins, and their three children: Eric, Hope and Alyssa, his brother David Jackson and nephews, Brian and Andrew Jackson, his sister Jennie (Jackson) Padua, her husband Damian Padua and their three children, Larry's niece Natalia, and nephews, Antonio "Tono" and Nathan. Larry also had many other family members and friends who will miss him dearly. A Celebration of Larry's Life will be held on Friday from 11:00am to 2:00pm in the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton St. Holyoke, MA. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to the Sr. Caritas Cancer Center or the TJ O'Connor Animal Center.