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Jacqueline Parshall

JAMESVILLE - Jacqueline Parshall passed away Thursday afternoon, November 23, 2017, at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse after a brief illness.

She was born in Cooperstown, a daughter of Chester O. and Rosalina M. (Pugliese) Bridger.

Raised in the family home on Maple Street in Cooperstown, Jackie graduated from Cooperstown High School with the Class of 1964. She then attended Brockport State College and graduated in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in education.

Jackie was an avid sports fan and closely followed the New York Yankees and Syracuse University's teams. She was an enthusiastic amateur golfer and a member for more than 20 years at the Pompey Club, where she currently served as treasurer of the women's golf league.

She also enjoyed bowling, playing cards and taking trips to the Central New York casinos with her family members and close friends.

She was a long-time supporter and volunteer for the Special Olympics in Upstate New York.

Surviving are her daughter, Leigh-Ann Parshall of Jamesville, and her siblings, Phyllis Newell of Hartwick and Chester T. "Tim" Bridger and wife, Lora of Tonawanda and their families.

She was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Harry L. Parshall III, who died February 23, 2013; her father, Chet Bridger who died August 13, 1994; her mother, Rosie Bridger who died January 8, 2011; and a brother-in-law, Gary Michael "Mike" Newell, who died December 23, 2016.

Per Jackie's wishes, there will be no services. Burial will be later in Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to Pathfinder Village Foundation, 3 Chenango Road, Edmeston, NY 13335-2314.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, 82 Chestnut Street, Cooperstown.
Published on November 27, 2017
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