JACKSONVILLE, AR: Edmund (Ed) Joseph Jette, 83, of Jacksonville, passed away September 18, 2020. He was born October 3, 1936 to the late Henry and Mabel (Columb) Jette in St. Albans, Vermont.
Ed proudly served his country for 22 years in the United States Air Force and retired as a Master Sergeant Flight Engineer in 1976. He later worked for Falcon Jet as a Mechanic & Quality Inspector. In his prime, Ed enjoyed fishing, hunting, and especially RVing. He was a member of the Whispering Pines Good Sam RV club and the Knights of Columbus for many years.
In addition to his parents, Ed will be welcomed into Heaven by his beloved wife, Beverly Jette, and three sisters, Madelynn McDermott, Pauline Boudreau, and Rosemary Stanley.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Rebecca Taylor and spouse Tim; sons, Michael Jette and spouse Becky, and Richard Jette; his companion, Donna Aldrich; his grandchildren, Bethany Montgomery and spouse Matt, Jessica Thomas and spouse Brandon, Seth Taylor, Leslie Taylor, Kayla Jette, and Ashley Jette, as well as four great-grandchildren.
Memorial gifts may be made in Ed’s name to the St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Disabled Veterans National Foundation 4601 Forbes Blvd., Suite #130, Lanham, MD 20706.
Family and friends are invited to Ed’s Life Celebration Events to include visitation on Friday, October 23, 2020, from 4 -7:00 PM at Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls, VT, and graveside service on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Franklin Village Cemetery, Square Road, Franklin, VT.
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