January 15, 2012
Jean Jackson, 98, of Honolulu died peacefully at Pohai Nani, having lived a full life. Born and raised in New York City, she raised her family in Alpine New Jersey together with husband Hugh Jackson, President of the Better Business Bureau of Greater New York City. Prior to moving to Hawaii in 1974, Jean was a leader in community affairs, including serving as the founder and first director of the Volunteer Bureau of Bergen County, New Jersey. She was known in Honolulu as an avid golfer and a volunteer extraordinaire, honored in 2000 by the American Red Cross for its Everyday Hero Award for her work at the Community Clearinghouse and Helping Hands Hawaii. Jean is survived by daughters Pam Isayama and Pat Lipman, 6 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren,. There will be an Evening of Shared Memories at the Isayama home in Kaneohe on January 25.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased