Twenty-six years of age, Christi was an active firefighter/EMT and the medical officer and secretary for the Robert Fulton Fire Company. She received 2013 Firefighter of the Year, as well as being one of the top ten responders for that year. Christi was also a crew chief for Wakefield Ambulance Association. Both companies are located in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania.
Christi worked as a scheduler and caregiver for Caring Matters Incorporated. She loved the outdoors, where she hunted and fished. Christi grew up playing soccer and later became an assistant coach for the Penn Manor Soccer Club. Christi was a girl scout and received the Silver Award. She loved rooting for the Baltimore Ravens.
Following in her father and brother’s footsteps, Christi joined the fire service at the age of fourteen as a junior firefighter for Rawlinsville Fire Company, in Holtwood, Pennsylvania. She also served as a crew chief for Providence Township Ambulance Association and as a firefighter/EMT with the Pequea Fire Company in Pequea, Pennsylvania.
Christi loved her son, Conner Patrick Rodgers (“CPR”) and her husband, James Patrick Rodgers II. Christi and James were married on May 25, 2013. Conner Rodgers was born on September 19, 2014. The family resided in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania, where James and Conner still reside.
Christi is also survived by her father, David Jackson; her mother, Janice Jackson; her brother, D.J. Jackson; brother-in-law, Jermel Johnson; and her parents-in-law, James and Debra Rodgers.
Christi was a great influence to all and had a knack for keeping you on your toes. A few of her sayings are still used around the firehouse and ambulance building to this day. Christi will be greatly missed by her friends and family.