Jacqueline “Jackie” Venosky, 83

Jacqueline “Jackie” Venosky, 83, of Wabash, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. 

She was born Oct. 6, 1932, in Paintsville, Ky., to the Rev. Charles and Josephine (Price) Bailey.

On March 29, 1969, she married Stanley Venosky; he died Feb. 12, 2011.  She worked at United Technologies in North Manchester, was a long time Minor League Coach in the Wabash Little League Program, and she loved her cat, Pepper.

She is survived by three children, Debra Beeks, Terry Hamilton, and Mike Venosky, all of Wabash; seven grandchildren, the Rev. Jeff (Cindy) Lawson of Aurora, Traci (Greg) Thompson of Wabash, Scott Brackett of Wabash, Sarah (Burt) Bluhm of Fayetteville, Ark., Abbey Leighton of New Mexico, Elyse Hamilton of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Madison Venosky of Wabash; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; sister Ruth Rose of Wabash; and her brother, Charles Lee (Phyllis) Price of Somerset. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Brenda Leese; grandson, Martin David Brackett; and her brother William Bailey.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Christian Heritage Church, 2776 River Road, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater and the Rev. Jeff Lawson officiating. 

As per Jackie’s request, she donated her body to the Indiana University Medical Center.

Memorials are to the Christian Heritage Church.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.


Posted on 2016 Feb 02