NORTH HORNELL-Jacquelyn V. “Jackie” Andrews, 93, of 13 Maplewood Ave., North Hornell, died Sunday afternoon (March 10, 2019) at Elderwood Hornell Nursing Facility, following a long illness.
Born in Jamestown, NY on October 9, 1925, she was the daughter of Elmer & Ann (Cook) Vincent.
Before her 18th birthday, Jackie actually had resided in 18 different locations, including Olean, Salamanca, Rochester, Alfred and Hornell. She was a graduate of Monroe High School in Rochester (class of 1943) and later graduated from Rochester Business Institute. Jackie also lived in Columbus, OH for about 2 years where she was employed at a bank. She has resided in the Hornell area for the past 70 years.
Jackie was proud to have the title “Stay at Home Mom”, raising her family and taking care of the family home. She had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Hornell and was active in Women’s Bible Study. She also enjoyed her time as a volunteer at the former Bethesda Hospital.
Jackie was an avid reader. She was known for her homemade crafts & painting beautiful ceramic figurines and dishes that she gave to family & friends.
Jackie was married on June 16, 1949 to Robert “Bob” Andrews who died in 1998. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Richard Vincent.
Surviving are 2 sons, Robert “Bob” (Kim Foiles) Andrews of Missoula, MT and Richard “Dick” (Lisa Drake) Andrews of Hornell; 2 daughters, Elizabeth “Beth” (Russell) Gills of Virginia Beach, VA and Susan (Stan) Hooker of Hornell; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; nieces & nephews. She was a mom to her foreign exchange daughter, Dr. Maria (Mia) Eriksdotter. She also has two sisters-in-law, Charlotte Andrews of Canisteo, and Francis Vincent from Meridith, NH.
The family of Jacquelyn V. “Jackie” Andrews will receive on Saturday from 12:00 (Noon) – 2:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2:00 PM with Deacon Robert McCormick officiating. Burial will be in Heritage Hill Cemetery, Arkport, NY.
Jackie’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to any local charity.
To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.