Obituary: Jacqueline M. Horton

Funeral Mass to be celebrated Friday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m.

Jacqueline M. (Renaud) Horton, 65, of Norton, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.

She was the wife of Philip E. Horton, to whom she was married to May 16, 1971. Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on June 8, 1947, she was daughter of the late Edgar J. Sr. and Rita C. (Langevine) Renaud.

Jackie grew up and was educated in Woonsocket and Cumberland, and was a graduate of Cumberland High School.

Prior to retiring, Mrs. Horton worked in the plastic molding department at Texas Instruments in Attleboro for over 20 years and had also been employed as a baker at Ro-Jack’s, also in Attleboro.

A Norton resident for the past 40 years, she was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Norton.

Jackie’s hobbies included knitting and crocheting. Her favorite times spent were those in the presence of her adoring family, especially with her grandchildren. She was an exceptionally caring person and along with her sister Nancy, took wonderful care of her mother Rita who passed away recently on May 24, 2012.

In addition to her husband Philip of over 41 years, she is survived by her daughters Tricia A. DaSilva and her husband Sergio of Norton and Jennifer L. Horton-Robitaille and her husband Mark of Norton; her siblings Dennis Renaud and Nancy Pierel both of Cumberland, R.I.; and her granddaughters Raegen DaSilva, Madisyne Robitaille and Lily Robitaille all of Norton. She was preceded in death by her brother Edgar Renaud Jr.

Her Funeral Mass, to which relatives and friends are invited to attend, will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, 1 Power St., Norton. Burial will be private.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Nov. 1 6 to 8 p.m. at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp St., Norton.


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