Jacqueline M. "Jackie" Pickering, 69, of Jim Thorpe, passed away Tuesday, October 8 in Lehigh Valley Hospital- Muhlenberg.
She was the loving wife of the late Gerald W. Pickering. They celebrated 48 years of marriage together before his passing in 2018.
Born in Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH, she was the daughter of the late Max Miller and the late Ethel M. (Joint) Miller.
Jackie owned and operated her own business for over twenty five years. Afterwards, she began working at Split Rock Resort as a dispatcher.
She was a self-employed bad-ass. She was also a loving and caring mother and grandmother. She told her family to not cry for her because she will be dancing in glory. She will be deeply missed by all of her friends and family.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Patterson and her husband Tim of Albrightsville, Ann Jackson and her husband Mark of Washington, NJ; six grandchildren, Audrey Bushey, Taylor Dunn, Seth Patterson, Jacob Jackson, Daniel Patterson, Cody Jackson; and one great grandchild, Gregory Patterson. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Max Miller.
No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation will take place in H.G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675.