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Jacquelyn 'Jacquie' (Readdy) Righter

April 18, 1931 ~ August 13, 2020 (age 89)

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Obituary

Jacquelyn 'Jacquie' Righter, 89, of Yeagertown, passed away at 3:35 p.m., Thursday, August 13, 2020, at her home.

Born April 18, 1931, in Selinsgrove, she was a daughter of the late Herbert E. and Isabel N. (Koons) Readdy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Charles S. 'Pete' Righter, Feb. 7, 2008; son, Charles R. Righter, March 19, 1984; and her brother, H. Allan Readdy, Dec. 2001.

Jacquie is survived by: children, Frances E. Righter, of Yeagertown, Nancy J. Hepler and husband, Randy, of Lewistown, Jenny L. Righter, of Yeagertown, Patricia A. Trinclisti and husband, David, of Lewistown, and Daniel A. Righter, of Yeagertown; grandchildren, Brian and Sara Trinclisti, and Emma Joy Hepler; and sister, Nanciann Haller, of Lewistown.

She graduated from Derry Township High School, Class of 1949, and from the Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing in 1952.

She was a member of Holy Communion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Yeagertown.

Jacquie was employed as a registered nurse at F.W. Black Hospital, Lewistown Hospital, and at the Mifflin County Home, which later became Ohesson Manor.

She was a member of the Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing Alumni and the Knotty Ladies at Holy Communion.  Jacquie also enjoyed traveling and taking bus trips with her friends.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, 108 First Avenue, Burnham.

The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, 108 First Avenue, Burnham, with Rev. Philip Tundel officiating.

Interment will take place at Yeagertown Lutheran Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions in Jacquie's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9638.

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Services

Viewing
Monday
August 17, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heller-Hoenstine Burnham
108 First Ave.
Burnham, PA 17009

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 18, 2020

11:00 AM
Heller-Hoenstine Burnham
108 First Ave.
Burnham, PA 17009

Graveside Service
Tuesday
August 18, 2020

12:15 PM
Yeagertown Lutheran Cemetery
132 N. Main St.
Yeagertown, PA 17099

Donations

Alzheimer's Association
3544 N. Progress Ave. Suite 205, Harrisburg PA 17110-9638
Web: http://www.alz.org

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