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Jacqueline Kane Melott


1958 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
Jacqueline Kane Melott Obituary
Jacqueline Kane Melott passed away at home in Rancho Palos Verdes on December 7, 2010 with family and friends by her side. Jacqueline was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease in 2006. She was born in Kildare, Ireland on September 11, 1958. She has been married to Timothy Melott for 22 years and is survived by three children: Colin, Kirstie, and Kyle. Until her illness affected her ability to walk and breathe on her own, she was very active in Boy and Girl Scouts, the Peninsula High School Marching Band and Colorguard and Journey Covenant Church. Through these four organizations she has had a significant impact on the youth in the Rancho Palos Verdes area. Even after her body no longer allow her to participate fully; she continued to attend functions on a regular basis. A celebration service is planned for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 11 at the Rolling Hills Covenant Church North Campus at 2221 Palos Verdes Drive North with interment at Green Hills and reception at the Salvation Army Crestmont Campus at 30840 Hawthorne Blvd. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to an education fund for their three children be sent to the Melott Fund, c/o Tom Melott at 1716 West 265th Street, Harbor City, CA 90710. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits. You are welcomed to leave the family a message or share memories at mcnerneysmortuary.com.


Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 9, 2010
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