MECHANIC FALLS – Janice Alma Jackson, 87, of Mechanic Falls passed away on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. She was born and raised in Mechanic Falls on Nov. 18, 1934, the daughter of Ralph and Villa Holt Cressey.

She graduated from Mechanic Falls High School on June 1, 1953. She worked at Wilner Wood Heel, Paris Manufacturing and Auburn Shoe.

She is survived by two sons, Rick and Mike Jackson. both of Mechanic Falls; a sister Gloria Martin of Raymond; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; a brother Richard Cressey, and three sisters Pauline Teague, Caroline Henarhan and Sandra Desmarais.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Chandler Funeral Home, 26 W. Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls with interment to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanic Falls. Online condolences may be shared with her family at

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