Jacqueline Scholar

Jacqueline C. "Jackie" Scholar

Wednesday, June 22nd, 1927 Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

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Obituary for Jacqueline C. "Jackie" Scholar

Jacqueline C. "Jackie" Scholar, 92, former longtime resident of Hurley, NY, died Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at TenBroeck Commons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Lake Katrine.

She was born in Kingston, NY on June 22nd, 1927, a daughter of the late Edmund Joseph and Mary (Hallinan) Coughlin.

Jackie was employed as a licensed real estate agent for more than 28 years, retiring in 2008. During her long career she worked for various real estate companies, including Ruth M. Guido Real Estate, Yvonne B. Curran Real Estate, Jack Sangline Real Estate, Gene Rios Realty, and Mary A. Bono Real Estate in Port Ewen.

A parishioner of St. Joseph's Church, she was a member of the Benedictine Hospital Auxiliary, the Kingston Junior League, and a member of the YWCA Board of Directors.

Jackie will be remembered for giving tender loving care and never hesitating to sacrifice her own comfort for others, and for always being there. For this and much, much more she is commended and congratulated.

She is survived by two daughters, Debra Albright of Woodstock, Lesley McDermott of Kingston, and two sons, David Scholar and Edmund "EJ" Scholar, both of Kingston, grandchildren, Alicia (Joshua) Levine of Stone RIdge, Ean (Erin) McDermott and Kyle (Tiffany) McDermott both of Kingston, Devin (Kristin) McDermott of Port Ewen, Shane (Aubrey) McDermott of California, fourteen great-grandchildren, Jenna Watkins, Ashley, and Erin Levine, Madison, Brenna, Paige, Declan, Desmond, Lelan, Delaney, Mannix, Nola, Devin, and Niall McDermott, three great-great grandsons, many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

She is predeceased by sisters, Joan Renn and Dorothy Abere, and her husband Joseph Scholar.

Family and friends will be received from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, December 15. 2019, at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus.

The funeral procession will form 10:00 am, Monday from the funeral home, thence to St. Josephs RC Church, Kingston, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome, or the family suggests contributions in Jackie's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital:

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home
    339 Broadway
    Ulster Park, NY
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    Sunday, December 15th, 2019
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 11:00am
    St. Josephs Church
    242 Wall St
    Kingston, NY
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    Monday, December 16th, 2019
    Msgr. Desmond O'Connor
    Deacon Tim Dean
  • Interment

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 |
    St. Mary's Cemetery
    322 Foxhall Ave
    Kingston, NY
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    Monday, December 16th, 2019

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Larry and Lily

Aunt Jackie, you will always be in our hearts. God Bless, may you rest in peace.
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Dear a Lesley and family, I’m deeply sorry for the loss of your dear Mom. Keeping you and your family in my prayers. Love Judy K and Tyler
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My wonderful aunt! We will miss you deeply. You will always be in our hearts and thoughts. Love always, Gregory, Anne Marie, Jason, Brian & families
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Dear Lesley and family, My sincere condolences on the loss of your wonderful mother, and grandmother. A wonderful lady for sure. Always enjoyed her so much.
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