Jackson Thomas Sordi

Jackson Thomas, age 16 days, of Lewes, Del., died from a congenital heart defect at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children on July 26, 2003.

Jackson is survived by his parents, Mark and Roxanne; twin sister Samantha Alice; paternal grandparents, Albert and Mary Sordi of Wilmington, Del.; maternal grandparents, Judie Jardin of Chilmark and Manny Jardin of Oak Bluffs; aunts and uncles, Robert and Karen Sheppard of Victor, N.Y., and Joseph and Jacqueline Hornbuckle of Elgin, Scotland; cousins, Amanda, Ryan, Ruthie, and Isobel; and great aunt Kathleen Begley of West Chester, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Jackson's memory to the American Heart Association, Legacy of Life Endowment, at 208 South LaSalle, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60604. This campaign is dedicated to raising money for congenital heart defect research. If desired, contribution forms can be obtained from the AHA website at www.americanheart.org.