Jacqualine J. “Jackie” Smith, age 85 of Mio, Michigan, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.
Jackie was born in Dearborn, Michigan on May 22, 1937 to Fred and Evelyn (Hauch) Costello. The family settled in Fairview, Michigan, where Jackie attended and graduated from Fairview High School. She always remained a devoted Fairview Eagles fan. Jackie worked at the Department of Human Services as a secretary and receptionist until her retirement 20 years ago. She was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Red Hat Society, and the Mio Dumettes. She also attended many “Twin Conventions”. Jackie enjoyed traveling the world and spending time with family and friends. She will always be remembered as a good friend and a very loving person.
Jackie is survived by her son Burton Smith (Sue Byelich) of Mio, MI; 2 sisters: Lucille Marusak and her twin Gerry Blair; and her “granddaughter” Amie (Byelich) Kamyszek. She was preceded in death by her parents.
In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 11 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, Mio, Michigan, with Fr. Santiago Hoyumpa as Celebrant. Interment of ashes will be at Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Michigan, at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N Michigan Avenue, Floor.17, Chicago, IL 60601 or at https://www.alz.org.
Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI.