Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued the following statement upon learning of the death of Community Board # 4 Chairman Pastor Wenzell Jackson.
“I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Pastor Wenzell P. Jackson, a good friend and partner who served as chairperson of Community Board #4 and as Bishop of the Mount Hermon Baptist Church in Highbridge.
“Pastor Jackson’s passing is a big loss for the Bronx and the community he so strongly and passionately served as both a public servant and clergy leader. While we mourn his loss, his commitment and work in our community will forever live in our hearts. I would like to extend my most heartfelt condolences to his family and friends and will keep them as well as Pastor Jackson in my prayers,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.