A beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, Jackie was born in Chesterhill Penn. to Ardath and John Helsel. Jackie spent most of her young life in Norwalk and was a 1957 graduate of Norwalk High School.
Although a resident of Louisiana, Virginia and New York during her life, she maintained a life-long love of her hometown and came home in 2009 where her family, friends and high school classmates are.
Known for her love of life and fun spirit, Jackie was strong and young at heart.
She will be greatly missed by those who love her.
She is survived by her son Brian (Joan) Ullman and daughter Laura (Gary) Griffin, sister Vivian Eberly, 15 nieces and nephews who loved her very much and will remember her as a strong, fun-loving person and good friend and neighbor.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Ardath Helsel, her sisters Jean Welty and Connie Buchner.
At Jackie’s request, no service was held and burial will take place in Philipsburg, Penn. on June 17.