Jacqueline E. Nye
September 19, 1940 – August 3, 2015
Jacqueline E. “Jackie” Nye, age 74, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 3, 2015.
Born in Willoughby, OH and raised in Sarasota, FL, Jackie was the daughter of the late Fred Nye, Sr. and Elizabeth (George) Nye.
She retired from Astra Zeneca after many years of service and then opened her own store called the Imaginary Place in Delaware City.
Jackie was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Delaware City, where she enjoyed participating in many activities throughout the years. She was an avid animal lover who adored spoiling her precious dog and six cats. In her leisure time, Jackie enjoyed sharing a good bottle of wine with friends. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be very dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, Jackie was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry C. Lofland and a brother, Fred Nye, Jr. She leaves many fond memories to her children, Jill Sowry of Newark, Shannon Sowry of Pensacolo, FL and Elizabeth “Beth” T. Nye of Bear; two granddaughters, Nicholle Nye and Kayla Cathell; two great grandchildren, Heaven Nye and Brian Greene; and uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. George.
Friends are invited to visit with Jackie’s family from 5 pm until 6 pm on Wednesday evening, August 12, 2015 at the First Presbyterian Church of Delaware City, 138 Jefferson Street, Delaware City, DE, followed by a memorial service at 6 pm, with dinner to conclude the evening. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Porphyria Foundation, 4900 Woodway, Suite 780, Houston, Texas 77056-1837.