Jacqueline “Jackie” Kay Abbott, 77, of Zanesville, died Saturday morning, January 14, 2023 at Genesis Hospice- Morrison House, Zanesville.
Jackie was born February 18, 1945 in Joliet, Illinois. She was a daughter of the late Sgt. John Philip and Lucille “Lu” Rita (Wilmette) Meyers and a 1963 graduate of Providence High School. In her teenage years, Jacki volunteered at the Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL. After marrying her husband Richard, she worked as the receptionist at West Side Tractor in Naperville, IL., then as a bookkeeper before retiring. She was Catholic by faith, enjoyed shopping and feeding and watching the birds in her yard.
Surviving is a special nephew, Tim (Coleen) Besser of Zanesville; a great niece who was also a special caregiver for several years, Brandy Cummings; two cousins, Barb Booklund and Kay Dickinson of Joliet, IL and several other nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard “Dick” Wayne Abbott, who died February 14, 2000.
Friends and family may call Tuesday, January 17, 2023 from 10:00 am till the time of service at 12:00 pm at the Dresden Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home, 714 Main Street. Services will be held at noon with Father JCP Sullivan officiating at the funeral home.
Jackie will be laid to rest next to her husband, Richard, at St. Paul Cemetery, Sonora, Ohio.