Jacqueline “Jackie” Slocum Rickard, age 91, passed away peacefully at home on January 1, 2021.
Jackie was born in Rome on January 31, 1929, to the late Thomas and Grace Mooney Slocum and was educated in the Rome schools. She was united in marriage to Thomas G. Rickard in 1953; a blessed union of 58 years until his passing on August 8, 2011. Jackie worked as a teacher’s assistant at the Academy of Holy Names, and later worked at Goldberg’s.
Jackie was an avid animal lover and a member of the Church of St. John the Baptist.
Jackie is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Gleasman of California; a dear friend, Gail Kovac; and her devoted caregivers, Don Fetterly and Diane Iannone.
Funeral services will be private. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street.
Please offer online condolences at: www.BarryFuneralHome.com.