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Jacqueline "Jackie" (Ott) Juleus, 89, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in York. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of almost 67 years, Nels.
She was born on June 25, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in Cleveland. She was the daughter of Lawrence and Hilda Ott.
Jackie was a secretary at Allegheny College in Meadville PA. But first and foremost, she was a wife and mother. An accomplished baker, she often hosted social gatherings on the family's iconic front porch. After her retirement, Jackie and her husband, Nels moved to York, PA to be close to his daughter, Kris, and her family.
She is survived by two daughters, Kris O'Shea and her husband Tom, of York, PA and Jill Case and her husband Bryan, of Tacoma, Washington and four grandchildren, Kelly O'Shea, Molly O'Shea Norton, Brian O'Shea and Brenden Wygant. She also has six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Arlene Gierke of Willoughby Hills, Ohio.
A celebration of Jackie's life will be held at Covenant Moravian Church, 901 Cape Horn Rd, York, PA on Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 11 am. Workinger Semmel Funeral Homes and Cremation, 849 East Market Street, York, is assisting with arrangements. Jackie was a spirited, adventurous woman who was loved by many for her caring, generous ways. She had a contagious laugh and she made the best Christmas cookies.
Gifts in Jackie's memory can be made to Allegheny College, Office of Annual Giving, 520 N. Main St., Meadville, PA, 16335 or online at www.allegheny.edu.
Published on June 13, 2017
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