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Jacqueline Santiago

September 23, 1970 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 50)


Jacqueline Santiago, 50, of Lakeland was a loving daughter, mother, and sister who passed away peacefully at Lakeland Regional Hospital surrounded by family after a sudden cardiac arrest.

Baptized into Christ in October, 2020

The Final Flight
Unknown Author
Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free, I’m following the path God laid for me.
I took his hand when I heard his call, I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day, to laugh, to love, to work, to play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way, I’ve found that peace at the end of the day.
If my parting has left a void, then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss, ah, yes, these things too I will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow, I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My Life’s been full, I savored much, good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief, don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share with me, God wanted me now, He set me free.

Jacqueline, was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Paterson, NJ before moving to Florida in the late 90’s. Her infectious smile filled the house. She was the most caring, loving, thoughtful, giving person you’d ever have the pleasure to meet she stored her treasures in Heaven to know her was to love her. Jackie, is a beloved daughter, sister, aunt, and mother of two sons Michael, and Alex who miss her dearly.

Jackie is preceded in death by her grandmother Carmen, father Mario, uncle Jose.

Survived by her mother Carmen, children Michael, Alex, sisters Marjorie, Maribel, Evette. Nieces/Nephews William, Christina, Steven, Cynthia, Robert, Brianna. Extended family Julio, David, Edwin, Marina, Cano, Gladys, Mark Anthony, Austin, Sophia, as well as her long-time best friends Tracey, and Lizette Rodriguez.

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Memorial Service
August 7, 2021

1:00 PM
David Russell Funeral Home
2005 S Bartow Road
Lakeland, FL 33801

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