Jacqueline J. Wakely(1928 - 2014)

WAKELY, Jacqueline J.; 85; of East Lake Woodlands, Oldsmar, Florida; passed away on June 15, 2014. She had been a resident of Florida since 1980. She moved to Tampa from Mt. Pleasant, Michigan along with her husband, Donald, who opened the Tampa office of Wakely Associates, Architects and Engineers, whose home office was based in Michigan. She worked for Wakely Associates in both the Mt. Pleasant and Tampa offices in interior design, retiring in 1993. During her years in Mt. Pleasant, she was active in many civic organizations and as an artist, was instrumental in forming Mt. Pleasant’s first artists association as well as the beginning of Mt. Pleasant’s Head Start program. She shared her love of sailing with her husband, sailing the Great Lakes in Michigan, and Canada for many summers and was a member of the Saginaw Bay Yacht Club. She is survived by a son, Randall W. Wakely of Tampa; a brother, Harold C. Jackson and wife, Eunice of Rochester Hills, Michigan; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. Her husband, Donald J. and son, Allen J. Wakely preceded her in death. A private family Service will be held at Garden of Memories Funeral Home in Tampa with Burial at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Children’s Cancer Center, 4901 West Cypress Street Tampa, FL 33607-3801 (813-367-5437) www.children’scancercenter.org in memory of Jacqueline Wakely’s son, Allen or Suncoast Hospice 5771 Roosevelt Boulevard Clearwater, FL 33760.

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Garden Of Memories Funeral Home
4207 E LAKE AVE Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 626-3161
Published in Morning Sun on June 19, 2014