David W. Jackel, age 74, of Milford, beloved husband of Sharon Erbter Jackel for 51 years, died on July 4th, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. David was born in Bridgeport on December 13,1946 to the late William Gus and Maria Arbas Rock Jackel. He was a machinist at Electroloy in Bridgeport and retired from Bic Corporation in Milford. David loved motorcycles as well as fishing, camping, music, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his children; Kimberly Jackel Yacavone of Stratford and Corey Jackel of Milford, four grandchildren; Mark and Emma Yacavone and Zach and Cayla Jackel and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family would like to give a special thank you to his ‘sister’, Lynn Jones as well as Home Care Plus and CT Hospice of Branford for all the care and compassion they showed David. Family and friends are asked to wear their favorite t-shirt during calling hours on Monday, July 12th from 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. in THE GREGORY F. DOYLE FUNERAL HOME, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday July 13th at 11:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home. Interment will be private. Due to family allergies of flowers, please make donations to the Pyramid Shriners, CT Hospice or to Southern Paws, Inc. in David’s memory. To share a memory, please visit, www.gregoryfdoylefuneralhome.com
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