BEVELRY - Jacqueline Frances “Jackie” (Blanke) Dubiel 79, of Beverly, passed away on July 31, 2020 after a long, courageous battle with illness.
Born on December 18, 1940 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late Melvin and Mildred (Hayes) Blanke. She was raised and educated in Sheboygan, was a graduate of Trinity High School and attended the University of Illinois. She took many courses at North Shore Community College after moving to Salem.
Jackie had been employed by Unitrode and then for many years E.G. & G. in Salem until the time of her retirement. She was happiest when with family and friends, always encouraging and looking out for their success. She will be remembered for her smile and laughter, as well as her compassion.
She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Salem for many years before moving to Beverly. She taught CCD, was a member of the Ward 5 Neighborhood Association in Salem, and spent 20 years running the Separated, Divorced and Widowed Support Groups at LaSalette Shrine in Ipswich, Ste Anne’s Parish and Immaculate Conception Parishes in Salem. She also ran a Bereavement Support Group at St. Paul’s Parish in Hamilton for many years.
Jackie is survived by her children; Laura Dubiel of Danvers, Marc Dubiel and his wife Denise of Wakefield, Barbara Jean and her husband Robert of Peabody, and Nancy Dubiel of Vermont, her grandchildren, Nicholas and Alex Jean of Peabody, and Katelyn, Jake and Taylor Dubiel of Wakefield. She also leaves her former husband Thaddeus Dubiel of Middleton.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours at O’Donnell – Cremations – Funerals – Celebrations, 84 Washington Sq., (at Salem Common) Salem, Thursday, August 6th from 9 to 10:30 A.M. followed by her Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Hawthorne Blvd., Salem at 11 A.M. All attendees are required to wear face coverings, practice social distancing and are respectfully asked for no physical contact with the family. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on her behalf, or to a charity of your choice. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com
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