Adolph Jackinsky

(October 22, 2011)  Anchorage resident Adolph Wallace Jackinsky “Duffy”, 70, passed away on October 22, 2011.

A visitation followed by a service will take place Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Evergreen Memorial Chapel; 737 E Street, Anchorage. Father Daniel Andrejuk will be the officiant. Another service will take place Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:15 at the Nondalton St. Nicholas Orthodox Church; Nondalton, Alaska. Father David Askoak will be the officiant. Pallbearers will include Mike Fitzgerald, Nickoli Carltikoff, Milton Souter, Thomas Karshekoff, Gabriel Trefon, and Archie Petersen. Duffy will be laid to rest in the Nondalton Cemetery next to his beloved wife Hilda.

Duffy was born January 6, 1941 in Anchorage, Alaska considering Larsen Bay, Kodiak Island his hometown. He received his journalism degree from San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California. Duffy served in the U.S. Army in 1960 in Vietnam. He worked as a commercial fisherman in Kodiak and Bristol Bay. Duffy served as Director of the Kijik Corporation and the Chair of the Parent Advisory Committee for the Lake and Peninsula School District. Duffy loved the written word and poetry, which he wrote and recited on film. He loved annual trips to Las Vegas.

Adolph’s family wrote, “Friends will remember him saying: I’ll see you when I see you.’ As a jokester he will never be forgotten. You gotta do what you gotta do.’ He had many nieces and nephews and always shared a special place in his heart for each and every one of them. Rest in peace Uncle Duffy. He will be greatly missed by all. Memory Eternal!”

Adolph is survived by his son Walter Gabriel Jackinsky (Isabel); daughter Amber Marie Cathrina Jackinsky; goddaughter Lauren Sophia Ashana Johnson; grandson Jacob Dylan Jackinsky; and brother Shawn Jackinsky all of Anchorage; father Walter W. Jackinsky, Jr. and sisters McKibben and Risa Jackinsky all of Homer; daughter Jolene Anna Marie Jackinsky of Honolulu; along with many other family and friends.

Adolph is preceded in death by the love of his life Hilda “Cusma” Jackinsky; mother Marie

Von Sheele-Brunton; sister Vonnie Canavarro; and stepfather Archie “Scottie” Brunton.