On Thursday, March 7th 2019, our beloved sister Jacqueline Beatrice Lewis "Jackyé", went home to the Lord at the age of 62. She was a compassionate friend, fun loving entertainer, inspirational leader winning several awards for work, performing arts and fine arts enthusiast, world traveler, a radiant beauty, and avid reader who was renewed by the Holy Spirit.
Visitation will be held on Saturday April 6, 2019 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at the Keyser Funeral Home at 326 Albany Ave., Kingston, NY 12401. Funeral services will follow immediately from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tim Kunz will be officiating. Afterward, Interment will take place in the Hurley Cemetery at 69-91 Zandhoek Rd., Hurley NY 12443. The family invites you to a luncheon from 2pm until later at the Wiltwyck County Club, 404 Steward Lane, Kingston, NY.
Jacqueline was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 18, 1956, to the late Corene and Leslie Lewis. Her education started at the One Room School House #6 in West Hurley, NY. She graduated from Onteora High School in Boiceville, NY in 1974 and continued on to receive her bachelor's degree in Marketing from Hofstra University.
Jackyé's career began at IBM where she worked for several years and held various professional positions in NY and CT. She transitioned to Boehringer Ingelheim and finished her career in Procurement at the Veteran's Administration in Montrose, NY. Jackye loved gardener, cooking, photography, tennis and crafts.
Our dearest Jacqueline is survived by: her loving partner- Calvin Saunders, her four sisters- Pamalar Lewis, Kathy Lewis, Brenda Lewis and Albertha Lewis, two brothers Leslie Lewis, Jr. and Leonard Lewis and brother in law Ray Alameda and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
We encourage you to post tributes (express your condolences, share a story or picture) about Jackyé on Keyser's webite at www.KeyserFuneralService.com .
Although she is in the happiest place with Christ, she will be sorely missed here. We thank God for her life and love! Her memory will forever remain in our hearts until we see her again in glory.