The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

October 8, 2013

Anna Marie Jacko

Jackson Twp. woman liked to sew, quilt, line dance


---- — Anna Marie Jacko, Jackson Township, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away at 11:20 p.m. Sunday (10-6-13) in her home after brief illness. She was 77.

Born Jan. 20, 1936, in Pittsburgh, Mrs. Jacko was a daughter of Urbano and Sophia Paradiso Corso.

She was a graduate of Oliver High School, Pittsburgh.

Of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Joseph’s Church of Coraopolis, she attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Mercer.

Anna loved to sew and enjoyed quilting and line dancing. Most of all, she was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be sadly missed.

Her husband of more than 30 years, Ernest Jacko, preceded her in death February 2012.

Survivors include: three daughters, Karen M. Clipper and her husband Dave, Pennsylvania Furnace, Pa.; Gina T. Hicks and her husband Jim, Mercer; and Nancy A. Cassandro and her husband Jason Umemoto, Kailua, Hawaii; a son, Thomas G. Cassandro, Jackson Center; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Urban Corso, Bellevue, Pa.; and Clement Corso, Pittsburgh.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Joseph Corso.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to  National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central PA Chapter, 2040 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.


Mrs. Ernest (Anna Marie), 77, Jackson Township, formerly of Pittsburgh.

Service: Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday (10-11-13) in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 100 Penn Ave., Mercer, with the Rev. James Kennelley, pastor, as celebrant.

Arrangements by SCOTT A. BLACK FUNERAL HOME, 99 Franklin St., Stoneboro.