Jacqueline Marie Gallucci
Jacqueline Marie Gallucci
  • March 14, 1942 - October 27, 2016
  • Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

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Jacqueline Marie Gallucci, beloved Mother and Grandmother, went to be with the Lord on October 27, 2016.

She was born on March 14th, 1942 in Flushing, NY, the daughter of John J. LaSalle and Helen Edith Psarudakis.

She Married John E. Gallucci of Oneonta on June 27th, 1964.

Jacci spent her childhood living on Long Island and attended Hicksville High School. After graduating from high school, she came to Oneonta State in 1959 where she earned a Bachelor's Degree and a Master Degree in Education.

Jacci taught one year of elementary school in West Babylon, NY. Prior to beginning her 35-year career with the Oneonta City School District as an elementary teacher at Greater Plains School, retiring in July 1999. Jacqueline loved children and always tried to make learning a fun adventure

Jacci was an active member of St. Mary's Church, Oneonta. She started the G.P.S Drama Club, WHRC, State & Country Reports and was co advisor of the Safety Patrol. She chaperoned for many years on the Washington, D.C trips and embraced the opportunity to teach children her love of American History. She was a Den Mother and Girl Scout Leader.

Since her retirement she enjoyed assisting with drama club, where she passed on her love for the creative arts. Spending time with her Grandsons was very important to her. She enjoyed swimming in her pool with family and Friends. And she enjoyed visiting her Daughter at the beach on Hilton Head Island, SC. and going on trips and adventures.
She relocated to Hilton Head Island, SC in August of 2014 where she resided.

Jacci loved her hobbies; traveling, reading, arts and crafts, painting and quilting, theater and movies. Her favorite game was Skip-Bo and she loved the NY Mets. She was fond of nature, bird watching and she loved great blue herons, light houses, seashores and water falls.

Jacqueline was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, John E Gallucci

Her survivors include her son, John P. Gallucci and wife Marcella F. Gallucci, and grandchildren, Anthony J., Nicholas A. and Holdyn J. Gallucci, of Oneonta; and a daughter, Helyn L. Gallucci and her companion David S. Erbe, of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, formerly of Oneonta; a brother, Richard LaSalle and his wife Cindy; brother in-laws, Frank Gallucci and his wife Aida and Arthur Gallucci and his wife Antoinette, and three special friends, Sue McDonough, Lenore Foster and Jeanette Lupis, Best Friend, Yorkie-Toto

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 1:30 pm at St. Mary's Church, 39 Walnut Street, Oneonta, NY, with Rev. David Mickiewicz officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Emmons.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 5 to 8 pm at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta, NY.

Memorial Contributions in her memory may be made to Greater Plains School or Dollars for Scholars.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website: www.grummonsfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home of Oneonta, NY.