Joseph Jackline, Jr., MD
March 28, 1934 - August 18, 2017
Visitation: Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, Ross Twp.
Service: Wednesday 10 a.m. at St. Sebastian Church, Ross Twp.
On Friday, August 18, 2017, Joseph J. Jackline, Jr., passed peacefully from this Earth surrounded by family, welcomed home by our Heavenly Father. Born March 28, 1934, Dr. Jackline was a native Pittsburgher, where he attended North Catholic High School, the University of Pittsburgh, and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He served in the United States Air Force, where he was honorably discharged as a Captain. He was best known for his large family practice in the North Hills and the holiday train displays in the pediatric unit he organized at UPMC Passavant Hospital, where he was a longtime staff member.
Loving and devoted husband for 34 years to the late Mary M. Jackline, his greatest joy and pride came from his nine children, Mary Beth Pearse, Gina (David) Wahl, Maureen Simmons, Cynthia (John) Beckwith, Joseph (Colleen) Jackline III, Eric (Stacy) Jackline, Kurt (Elizabeth) Jackline, Kristin (Robert) Williams, and Michelle (Michael) Ruperto, his 21 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Dr. Jackline is also survived by brother Dr. William Jackline of Spokane WA.
Visitation will be held at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, INC. 806 Perry Highway, Ross Township, on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 2-4 and 6-8. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 10:00 AM at St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church, North Hills. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the National Kidney Foundation.