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March 11, 2021 - 8:42am

Jacquelin M. "Jackie" Simpson

posted by T.J. Woodward.

simpson.jpg  Jacquelin M. “Jackie” Simpson, age 83 of Perry passed away on Tuesday March 9, 2021 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born in Jamestown, New York on July 26, 1937 a daughter to the late Gordon L. and Ethel (Erickson) Engwall. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Simpson who passed away on February 7, 1994 and brother: Richard Engwall.

She was a 1955 graduate of Chautauqua High School. Jackie worked for 27 years at SUNY Geneseo as a principal account clerk retiring in 1993. She was an active member of the Hope Chapel in Perry where she was the church treasurer. A member of Care To Knit, a ladies group that creates lap blankets, bookmarks, baby sets for area nursing home, hospitals, school and also donates to the Office of the Aging and Salvation Army. She enjoys crocheting, baking, doing jigsaw puzzles, gardening, reading (often reading a book a day) and decorating her house for Christmas. Jackie took great pride and joy in her home. She was an amazing caretaker and mother.

She is survived by 3 daughters: Lorie Hill of Perry, Tammy Brown of Darien Center, April (Gene) Matteson of Perry, 2 sons: R. Michael (Janice) Simpson of Perry, Richard (Brenda) Simpson of Perry, 10 grandchildren: Jamie Simpson, Michael (Krista) Simpson, Roger Hill, Tara (Jim) Kuhn, Myriah (Greg) Brown-Hawk, Rebecca Brown, Jolynn (Dan) Kemp, Geno (Ashley) Matteson, Kaitlyn Matteson and Colin Matteson, 16 great grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends may call from 6-8pm on Saturday March 13th and Sunday March 14th from 11am-1pm at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. in Perry where Funeral Services will follow at 1:00PM. Jackie will be laid to rest in West Perry Cemetery in Perry.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Chapel 7 Church St. Perry, NY 14530.  For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, N.Y. 14530.

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