Jacqueline S. “Jackie” Davis, 71, of Portsmouth, died October 15, 2012 at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, on December 22, 1940, she was the daughter of Edwin W. and Marguerite Y. (Ferland) Wike. She attended St. Joseph’s High School in Manchester, Class of 1958. She graduated from Manchester Adult Education Program in 1985. Jackie attended College at New Hampshire College in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, earning various certificates.
Jackie had worked at the Girl’s Club and in retail in the Manchester area for thirty years. Prior to her retirement in 2002, she enjoyed 16 years working as Church Administrator at the North Congregational Church in Portsmouth.
She was a member of the North Congregational Church and for many years volunteered with the Youth Group. She served on the St. Augustine’s School Board in Manchester and the Ad Hoc Committee for the Manchester Diocese. Jackie was also very active for many years on the Board of the United Church of Christ in Concord, New Hampshire.
Jackie was predeceased by, her husband, Harold S. Davis whom she married on April 8, 1961. They enjoyed 24 years of marriage, until his passing in 1985.
Survivors include her son James B. Davis of Somersworth, daughter, Pamela A. Ingalls of Candia; grandchildren, Alexander Seebaugh of Berwick, ME, Hannah Davis of Somersworth, John Hudon, Jr. of Hooksett, Michael Hudon of Dover, Jeffrey Ingalls of Concord and Amanda Ingalls of Hooksett; 2 great-grandsons, Matthew and Jacob Hudon of Hooksett and 1 great-granddaughter Tammy Ingalls of Concord; daughter-in-law Rhonda Davis of Somersworth, son-in-law Roland Ingalls of Springfield, Missouri and her sister-in-law, Margaret Jackson and husband Kenneth of Hooksett; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 2pm at the North Congregational Church Chapel, 355 Spinney Road, Portsmouth. Friends are invited. There will be no visiting hours. Family flowers only. Memorial contributions may be made to North Congregational Church Memorial Fund, 355 Spinney Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801 or Seacoast Dialysis, 155 Borthwick Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801.