Jacqueline Mary Effie Porpealia passed away suddenly but peacefully and with great sadness and much love, with her daughter by her side at the Sault Area Hospital on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at the young age of 82.
Predeceased by her parents Ken and Pearl (Conway) Campbell. Predeceased by her loving husband Raymon. Cherished mother to Darlene Lortie (Wayne) and John Berry (Jennifer). Step mother to Brian Porpealia (Michelle) and Amy Porpealia.
Special Jackie to Carrie Conway (Jamie), Chelsea and Gage. Nana to Jennifer Simpson (Shane), Crystal Berry (Chris), Jessica Vignola (Pat), A.J. Massicotte (Jenn), Kyle Massicotte and Joshua Berry. Super Nana to D.J., Brandon, Tori -Lynn, Gracie, Rainn, Lincoln, Olivia, Chase and Denver. GG to Triston and special friend to Chantal, Julie, Austin, Kolton and Liam.
Also survived by her special family Sandra Lamming and Mary Conway. Predeceased by her great grandson Connor and numerous other family members.
Jackie was born and raised in the Soo. She was instrumental as one of the seven original owners and the only female of Superior 7 Advertising. Bowling was her passion and she was a champion at it. After she retired and moved to Strathroy she travelled for a few years and then settled into her life contently. Jackie loved to sew and made many wedding dresses. On Monday afternoon’s she would crochet and sing with her women’s group and they would make afghan’s, shawls and baby bonnets to donate to many areas for both children and the elderly all while singing and practicing songs that they could perform in many areas to help bring smiles to others faces. Jackie volunteered for the VON and worked making a special bond with alzheimers patients. While living at Trillium Retirement home she was always willing to help all of her friends in various ways.
She will be missed by her special friends Sandra and Kenny Burridge. We will love and forever miss her kind and generous ways.
Cremation with a celebration of life and interment with her husband in Strathroy will be planned for 2021 when family can come together. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Mental Health Association or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel 705-759-2522). Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.