Jacqueline Colby

Jacqueline Marie Colby

1958 - 2019

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Jacqueline “Jackie” M. Colby 61 passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday December 29, 2019. She was born on February 22, 1958 in Albany New York to Everett Sargent and the late Betty Scott (Welzanuk). Jackie attended Rensselaer, Troy and Greenwich school districts. On July 13,1974, she married the love of her life the late Forrest E. Colby. Together they had two sons Thomas and Timothy Colby. Jackie’s family has always been very important to her. Whenever there was a family gathering you could always count on her to bring everyone together. With a smile always on her face there was sure to be a good time whenever she was around. Vacationing at the beach with her boys were always her favorite memories. Jackie’s door was always open to anyone and you can be sure there was a pot of coffee waiting when you arrived. Some of Jackie’s favorite past times include gardening, drawing, and reading a good book. She was also known to get in the car with no real destination, turn up the radio, let the wind blow in her hair, and just get lost. Jackie loved spending time with her grandchildren even if it was just sitting playing games or watching tv. Jackie enjoyed a few careers throughout her life. In the mid 80’s she got her CNA license and found her passion. She worked at several health care facilities in the area the most recent being Saratoga Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband Forrest E. Colby; her mother Betty A. Scott (Welzanuk), and her brother Stephen R. Welzanuk. She is survived by her sons Thomas A. Colby and fiancé Rachelle J. Clark, Timothy E. Colby and his partner Frederick P. Colby; her father and stepmother Everett W. Sargent Jr. and Helen A. Sargent. She also leaves behind 4 grandchildren Forrest A. Colby, Peyton E. Colby, Sebastian H. Clark and Morgan G. Colby; her long-time life companion Sean Nolan; she is also survived by 3 brothers and sisters-in-laws Richard A. Sargent and Kelly Sargent, Edward W. Sargent and Linda Sargent, and Jerry W. Sargent and Laurie Sargent; two sisters Crystal Sargent and Karen Sargent; also, sister in laws Gloria Towne and Roma Walsh; along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A memorial service will be held at 6pm on Thursday January 9, 2020 at Flynn Brothers Inc. Funeral Home, 80 Main St, Greenwich, NY, 12834 with the Rev. Natalie Bowerman officiating. Calling hours will be held from 4-6pm prior to the service. Graveside services will be held in the spring and be announced at a later date. Online condolences and messages to the family may be made at www.flynnbrosinc.com
Thursday
9
January

Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Flynn Bros Inc. - Greenwich
80 Main St
Greenwich, New York, United States
(518) 692-2680
Thursday
9
January

Memorial Service

6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Flynn Bros Inc. - Greenwich
80 Main St
Greenwich, New York, United States
(518) 692-2680

Spring Burial

Graveside Greenwich Cemetery
County Route 52
Greenwich, New York, United States