Jacqualine E. “Jackie” Sturgis

April 25, 1945 - March 28, 2019

          Jacqualine E. “Jackie” Sturgis, age 73, of Hockessin, DE and formerly of Bear, DE, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

          Born in Wilmington, DE on April 25, 1945, she was a daughter of the late Meredith and Helen (Hudson) Harper.  Jackie worked as a waitress for Woolworth’s in Wilmington and Ches Del in Middletown.  She had a unique collection of angels and lighthouses.  In her spare time Jackie loved vacationing at the beach, shopping and going out to eat.  Dedicated to her faith, she was a long time member of Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church.

          In addition to her parents, Jackie was preceded in death by her sister, Joyce Taylor; and niece, Tracie Taylor.  She is survived by her children, Michelle Falla (Brian) and Brett Sturgis; and three grandchildren.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

         Flowers are appreciated or in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jackie’s memory to Regal Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation (Helping Hand), 6525 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707.


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12 Condolences for Jacqualine E. “Jackie” Sturgis

  • Michelle, Brett and family,
    Our family is so sorry for the loss of your mother. We will be praying for God’s peace and strength to be with you during this difficult time. We love your family and are here for you.

  • Dear Michelle and Family,
    Praying for the peace that passes all understanding, and the confort of all memories shared, knowing that you will always carry each ither in your heart, till you meet again.

    Celebrating that your mom is dancing now in perfect joy, that she is safe in His hands! Old things have passes away, and all things are new. ❤️❤️

    Continued prayers and love sent, Kim and Dave

  • You were the sweetest, kind, loving , beautiful person I knew . You had one of the most giving hearts 🥰 you will be so missed . You are with Jesus now and I know how much you loved him. I will never forget all our memories we did so much . I always thought of you as just another sister!

  • Michelle,Brett And Family,
    It’s because of the love of God you can rest in the peace of The Father’s arms. Michelle you’re so loved and know that we are praying for you. May the strength of God be your portion and may his love continue to shine bright on guys/ the family. God bless you… Mom can rest in peace now and receive all her new! It’s because of the love of God we can continue to walk with God .Bless you and rest in peace now mom Jackie! We love you guys .
    The Kelleyz
    Kevin , Angel & Layla Jade

  • Great picture! Thing I most remember about Aunt Jackie- always looked great for any occasion and sincerely happy. Also, beach fries and a fancy car at one point. Style!

  • So sorry to hear about Jackie she worked for me at chesdel she was such a sweet person

  • Michelle, we are praying that the peace of God that passes understanding will guard you and your family’s heart and mind in Christ Jesus. The Lord promises comfort to those who mourn. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help during this time of grief and celebration of a life well lived.
    Ben & Cindy

  • Michelle, I am so happy your mother is at peace now. So now my prayers are for you and your family. Blessings, Kathy

  • Meer words can’t express my feeling and thoughts for you. I can’t imagine what you are going through. But I know that the strength required will come from Father God. I’ve learned and lived through the protective fog that he provides. I celebrate the life of your beautiful Mom, Jackie. It was a privilege to know and pray for her. Blessings and love to you and all. Love Linda ❤️

  • Dear Michelle, Brian and Family,

    Our hearts are with you in this time of loss. We know that Psalm 34:18 tells us that “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted” so we pray that you sense his presence with you now. Please know that we will be praying for you each and everyday and will ask God to bless and comfort you as your grieve this great loss. May the peace that passes all understanding fill your hearts.

    Suzanne, Brian and the kiddos

  • Rest in peace .Thank you for being there for my dad after Joyce went home to be with the Lord.Love Arville Jr and Daughter Jessica

  • Shelly Brett and.Family. Remembering my Sweet Friend
    Full of Sunshine always
    The Harper Family are together always No more goodbyes .
    Please tell Renee my thoughts and Prayers and Love are with her also

    Ruthie Brainard