Jacquelyn Hall was born in Boston on January 15, 1937, the only child to Abbott Hall and Ebba (Hanson) Hall. Early raised and educated in Roslindale, she moved to Needham where she attended and graduated from Needham High School. She later attended secretarial school at Westbrook College in Maine earning an associate degree.
Jackie and John married on May 31, 1958, in Christ Episcopal Church in Needham, they first settled in Boston for a short time before relocating to Lincoln for many years and in 2013 they moved to Concord. Jackie worked as a secretary for both Digital Equipment Corporation as well as St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Lincoln before retiring in 1995.
A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and recently great-grandmother, Jackie cherished the time with her family. She knitted baby sweaters for family and friends as well as Christmas stockings that are still hung by chimneys with care.
Jackie was a selfless, caring person, she was a long-time contributor and volunteer for Emerson Hospital, meals-on-wheels, the Lincoln, and Concord Council on Aging. She also drove many elderly residents to their local appointments.
Along with her husband John she is survived by her son Philip R. Snelling and wife Kathleen of Lawrenceville, GA, and her daughter Kristen Snelling Barrett of Maynard. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Lauren and Kyle Khawly, Tucker Barrett, Shannon Barrett Porter and her husband Steven and James Barrett and her great-granddaughter Ava Porter.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Jackie on Friday, June 30, 2023 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Concord Funeral Home, 74 Belknap Street, Concord, MA. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023, at 11:00 am at St. Anne’s-in-the-Fields Church, 147 Concord Rd., Lincoln. Burial in Lincoln Cemetery will be private.
Donations in her memory may be made to:
Concord, MA. 01742
Arrangements under the care of Concord Funeral Home, 74 Belknap Street, Concord, MA 01742