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Schuylkill County Obituaries

🇺🇸 Edward R. Jansson, 72 – Served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Intrepid

Edward R. Jansson, 72, of Spring City, formerly of Schuylkill Haven and Orwigsburg, passed away Sunday, May 10, at Southeastern Veterans Center, Spring City.

Born in Rockville Center, NY on October 8, 1947, a son of the late Shirley (Burgess) and Frank Jansson.

He formerly attended Faith Church, Orwigsburg.

After graduating high school, he attended Penn State University. He also served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Intrepid as an avionics technician.

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He was last employed by at Nabisco as a sales representative. He was involved with the American Legion in Schuylkill Haven. Also active with the Schuylkill Haven Golf League. He coached Teener League and was involved with both the girls and boys basketball teams.

Ed was preceded in death by his brother Jeffrey Jansson.

He is survived by his caretaker and former wife Diana (Sirlin) Jansson; son Christopher Jansson, Pottstown; daughter Courtney Dallas wife of Samuel, Gilbertsville; grandsons Chase and Luke Dallas; sister Kathy Nabholz wife of Lenny, Cressona; brother Doug Jansson, Schuylkill Haven; cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services and interment will be held privately at a later date.

Family request donations to Faith Church, 1168 Centre Turnpike, Orwigsburg PA 17961.

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