56 years young, of Nanaimo BC, formerly of Victoria and Sooke, lost her battle with cancer on Saturday, August 1, 2009. Jackie, born March 1, 1953 in Victoria, will be missed by her husband Ivan; children Jason (Lacey), Tami (Trevor), Carrie (Brent) and Jeff (Tara); eight grandchildren, of which she was so proud; parents Betty and Gord LaRoy; siblings Brad (Deb), Joanne (Daryl), Ron (Suzanne), Mike (Pauline); nieces; nephews; many friends; co-workers and their 4-legged friend Buddy. Jackie is predeceased by her in-laws Ruby and Helmer, niece Abbey and cousin Bonnie.
Jackie was a long-time associate member of the Trafalgar Pro Patria #292 Royal Canadian Legion.
Thanks to everybody at We Care for the extra-special care.
Jackie’s memorial service will be held Saturday, August 8, 2009, 2:30 p.m.at Sand’s Funeral Chapel, 1 Newcastle Avenue, Nanaimo. A gathering of friends will immediately follow at Sand’s. As Jacko would say, “Love you guys!”
A private family burial will be held at a later date. Please no flowers. The family requests you buy a friend a flower, donate to your local hospice, or do a good deed.