Jacqueline M. Gentile, age 84, of Summit Twp., passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday September 13, 2017, surrounded by her family, following complications from an extended illness. She was born in Erie on December 6, 1932, a daughter of the late Leo Dooher and Marion Rekitt.
Jacqueline retired from GTE after 25 years of service. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was an excellent cook. She was an avid reader and often completed an entire novel in one to two days.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Sandra Timblin, an infant son, Mark Anthony Gentile and one brother Michael Dooher.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ralph Gentile; one daughter, Pamela Gentile of Erie; one son, John Gentile of the Dallas Fort Worth, TX area; granddaughter, Kimberley (Brock) Walker of Davenport, FL and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were private and held at the convenience of the family, with interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jacqueline’s name to the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements were under the care of the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. 4216 Sterrettania Rd.