Obituary for Jacqueline Downing

Jacqueline "Jackie" Downing, 63, of Sandusky, formerly of Berlin Heights, passed away suddenly on April 12, 2016 at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky. She was born on October 16, 1952 in Norwalk to the late Clinton and Martha (McCormick) Downing. Jackie was a 1970 graduate of EHOVE and Edison High School. She grew up in Berlin Heights and later moved to Huron and Sandusky. Jackie worked at K-Mart for many years. She enjoyed gardening, music, dancing and her fish pond. She was well known for ...
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Jacqueline "Jackie" Downing, 63, of Sandusky, formerly of Berlin Heights, passed away suddenly on April 12, 2016 at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky. She was born on October 16, 1952 in Norwalk to the late Clinton and Martha (McCormick) Downing. Jackie was a 1970 graduate of EHOVE and Edison High School. She grew up in Berlin Heights and later moved to Huron and Sandusky. Jackie worked at K-Mart for many years. She enjoyed gardening, music, dancing and her fish pond. She was well known for her handwritten cards or letters. She was a very personable person with a caring and loving heart. Those who knew her always said she was "the life of the party". She is survived by her sister Pam Dendinger, of Berlin Heights, nieces Mary (Nathan) Valentine, Cate Downing, and Casey Ellis. She is also survived by her great-nephews Blake Ellis and Vance Valentine, and her best friend Gerri Schaefer. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother, Roderick "Van" Downing. Friends may call on Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 at the Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, 38 South Street, Berlin Heights. Graveside services will be held on Monday at 11:00 am at Riverside Cemetery, Berlin Heights. Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice or the family. Jackie never said goodbye. She simply said "Ciao!"
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Recent Condolence Notes

Saturday, 4/16/2016
Pam, Cassie,and Blake My Thoughts and Prayers go out to You! My Dear Friend Jackie she will be Deeply Missed I will Miss Her so much we were like sisters we always talked on the phone usuallly Sundays we talked of times we had thur the years. I worked with her at Kmart years ago back in the 70s and we always remained friends after that. I lived in Berlin Heights but moved away years ago. We would laugh of old times when we were in Colorado Ohio and PA she always gave me advice and was Always there for You. She always spoke of her Family Mom, Pam, Cassie, Blake and her brother and his two girls. Jackie was so Kind and Caring. I Loved Jackie and Will Truly Miss My Dear Close Friend. My Dear Friend Rest in Peace and Thanks for Alll You have Done
Until We Meet Again
Love Always My Friend,
Debbie Shircavage Zaborny
Hanover Twp, Pennsylvania
- Debbie Shircavage Zaborny

Jackie was my cousin and we have not spoken in years but we wanted to let her family know that they are in our thoughts, hearts and prayer.
Lloyd and Sue (Knupke) Wineinger
Yantis, Texas
- sue wineinger

Friday, 4/15/2016
Pam, Cassie and Blake, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I lost touch with a lot of classmates years ago but they are always a part of my memories and Jackie was a wonderful person. May she rest in peace and be in the company of angels. Love and Prayers Linda Salmons
- Linda Salmons

I used to enjoy going into Petals on the Square in Milan and chatting with Jackie. A beautiful lady inside and out. Heartfelt sympathy and a big hug goes out to this wonderful family.
Love, Randall & Donna Jones
- Donna Jones

Jackie was one of my best running buddies back in our teenage years. I lost touch with her as we grew older. Her brother Rod was one of my dearest friends. Rest in peace Jackie, sing it up in heaven. We loved to sing in her car riding all the back roads of Erie county.
Love ya, Janet Palkovic
- Janet Palkovic

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