Jacquelyn "Jackie"Ramona Corby Sr., 89
Jacquelyn Ramona "Jackie" Corby Sr. (nee Sproles) ,89, of West Orange passed away on Sunday October 22, 2017 at Susquehanna Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Johnson City, NY.
Visiting will be held on Wednesday October 25, 2017 from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to The American Cancer Society, 986 South Springfield Ave., Springfield, NJ 07081.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday October 26, 2017 at 9:30 am at Saint Joseph's Church, 44 Benvenue Ave. in West Orange. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum in East Hanover. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, lived most of her life in West Orange, NJ, and spent time in the last year and 1/2 in Binghamton, NY, where her daughter lives. The family thanks her "Binghamton family" Mary Perry and Dale Perry for their care and assistance. Also thanks to cousin Joe Pelose for all his help in New Jersey as well as thanks to Mom's caring New Jersey neighbors. Jackie worked as an accounting clerk at McGraw Edison, where she sometimes delivered mail to Thomas Edison's son and as a pharmacy clerk and homemaker. Jackie was devoted to her family. Survived by children Nicholas Jr. and his wife Barbara, and Jacquelyn Corby Jr. and her husband Dale Perry. Cherished grandmother of Steven and David and his wife Deanna and great-grandmother of Cecilia and Brooke Corby. Predeceased by beloved husband of 65 years Nicholas Corby Sr., parents Lillian Badeaux and Guy Sproles, and 3 sisters and 3 brothers.