Springfield - Jacqueline Carosello Spear died at home on Wednesday, September 21st following a courageous battle with breast cancer. She leaves behind the love of her life, Gene Spear, and her 3 beautiful stepdaughters, Alexandra, Amanda and Amelia Spear; her best friend and mother, Patricia Carosello Kaplan and her stepfather, Michael Kaplan; her beloved sister-in-law, Melissa Carosello and wonderful nephews, Bryan and Steven Carosello. She also leaves her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Geri and John Spear. Jackie loved being part of this large close-knit Spear family which included brothers-in-law, Geof Spear and his wife Maria, Greg Spear and wife Tania, Gary Spear and wife Donna, David Trudeau and wife Jane, and Mark Livernois; sisters-in-law, Mikki Lessard and husband Barry, and Nicole Ward and husband Travis; and many nieces and nephews. Jackie attended The High School of Commerce and STCC. She was employed by Prima Electro of North America. Jackie enjoyed being home working in her garden and lazy days at the pool with family and friends. Jackie has now embarked on a new journey to reunite with loved ones who have predeceased her, her father, Nicholas Carosello Jr, her brothers, John and Nicholas and her uncle, William Czub. Special thanks to Tania Spear and her team, Mary and Cookie, of Silver Linings Home Care for their loving care in making those last days as comfortable as possible. Also thanks to Baystate Visiting Nurse and Hospice Service. At the request of the family services will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: D’Amour Center for Cancer Care, 280 Chestnut St., 6th Floor, Springfield, MA 01199.
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