EWING - Jacqueline A. Holzendorf, affectionately known as "Jacqui," age 63, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Lourdes Specialty Hospital in Willingboro. She was a lifelong resident of Mercer County. She received her education in the Trenton public school system and attended both Rider College, and Thomas Edison College. Her life experiences certified her as a devoted wife, loving mother, caring relative and committed friend. At an early age, she expressed her love of God and was baptized at the Friendship Baptist Church. Jacqui was a devoted member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton, where she served as the church administrator for 14 years and participated as a member of the hospitality committee and ladies guild.
For 40 years, Jacqui established a renowned career in the Mercer County area as an executive assistant. She received numerous accolades for her outstanding organization and contributions to community causes. Recognized as the person that could "make things happen," she left an indelible memory in the organizations she served like the State of New Jersey, Granville Charter School, Trenton Housing Authority and Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic). Through her entrepreneurial spirit she established a wedding coordination service, helping numerous couples to unite in Holy Matrimony. As an active citizen, she participated in numerous political campaigns, worked with a variety of non-profits and helped many families coordinate homegoing, anniversary and other celebrations.
Daughter of the late William Clark and Mildred Dorsey-Williams, step-daughter of the late James A. Williams Jr., sister of the late William Clark, Michael Clark, Denise Williams, Arthur Williams and aunt of the late Mildred Clark, Roy Preston and Kai Bowman, Mrs. Holzendorf is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of 45 years, William "Billy" Holzendorf; her sons, Guy and Marc; her daughter, Ronni; one sister, Vernell Williams (Nathaniel, deceased); three sisters-in-law, Hermionne Powell, Sylvia Preston (Roy), Jill Jenkins (Clayton); an uncle, Eugene Dorsey (Dorothy); four grandchildren who affectionately knew her as "Mimi," Jordan, Erin, Diamond and Devon; nieces and nephews (Clark) Trina, Michael, Barbara, Tina, Bayshawn, Anissa, Natalie, Arthur, Saddiquie, Tamara, Kimberly and a special grandniece, Shantel, nieces and nephews (Holzendorf) Freddie, Grier, Clarynda, Monique, Renee, Allen, Damon, Brook and a special grandniece, Nakia; a host of cousins, grandnieces, grandnephews and friends inclusive of her very special lifelong friend, Joyce Clark.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday (Jan. 24) at 5:30 p.m. at the Shiloh Baptist Church, 340 Rev. S. Howard Woodson Way, Trenton. Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday (Jan. 25) at the Shiloh Baptist Church. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the services at the church. Entombment Greenwood Cemetery in Hamilton. Arrangements are by the Hughes Funeral Home, Trenton.
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