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Jacqueline E. Nye  

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.

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  1. Lisa T, August 10, 2015

    Beth,
    I am so glad I got to know your mother through you the past few years. She was a sweet lady who really enjoyed her store in Delaware City. She will be missed by those locals and many others.
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  2. Mary Lipscome, August 12, 2015

    Dearest Beth,
    I “met” your mother on the internet a long time ago, porphyria brought us together and we exchanged experiences from time to time.

    To me, she was a very sweet and caring lady, at one time she did intend to visit the UK and I was looking forward to meeting her, sadly that wasn’t meant to be.

    Jacquie (Jackie) put out her hand and touched the face of God.

    My deepest sympathy to you and the rest of your family, may your Mum Rest in Peace.

    With lots of love, Mary <3 <3

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  3. Sarah Bucic, August 16, 2015

    Beth,
    We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She will be missed by many. Our prayers are with your family.
    Sarah and Vanja Bucic

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