Jackie Thornton
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Obituary for Jackie Thornton

Jackie Thornton
KANE
Jackie Thornton, 80, of 118 Kittanning St., Chicora, and formerly of Ludlow, passed away Tuesday (October 30, 2018), at Good Samaritan Hospice.
Born October 31, in Kane, he was a son of the late John and Marie Youngblood Thornton. On July 17, 1955, in Ludlow, he married Agnes Irene Eckstrom who preceded him in death.
Jackie had been a log truck driver for many years and had driven for Cochran's, Zaffino's, Lewis's and Kenny Eckstrom.
Surviving are a daughter, Cindy Schoentag of Butler; a son, Donald Thornton of Johnsonburg; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his wife and parents, by a granddaughter; one sister; and his son-in law, Glenn Schoentag Sr.
Friends will be received Saturday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. where a funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm with Pastor Andrew Wills, of Faith Fellowship Alliance in Butler, officiating. Burial will be in Gibbs Hill Cemetery.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.
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