Jul 21, 1934 - Aug 16, 2022
East Lawn East Sacramento
4300 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, Ca, 95819
Jacqueline Luchini, 88, passed away on August 16th, 2022. Born to Mitchel and Isabel Chatoian
on July 21st, 1934, Jacqueline, who went by Jackie, was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Larry. She is survived by her children JoAnn Hanna (Garreth), Dave Luchini (Alicia), and Karen Hempel (Jan), brother Ralph Chatoian (Martha), sister-in-laws Arlene Gianatasio and Beverly Hoover (George), grandchild Laurel Kwon (Sokhyon), great grandchild Conor Kwon, grandchild Nick Hempel, niece Carol Herrera (Harry) and many wonderful family and friends who will miss her quick wit, her sense of humor, and her cooking.
Jackie was the life of the party, exuding a warm fun-loving energy which made everyone love to be around her. Some of her life accomplishments included being a master gardener and phenomenal cook as her yard and home was used for many fun gatherings. She was generous, thoughtful and caring.
Her celebration of life will be held at East Lawn Memorial Park in Sacramento on September
17th, 2022 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Cancer Society.
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– Tuan Minh Nguyen
"Our Mom pre-purchased her services, so when we came in the day after her passing, Bob [Russo, Funeral Director] was there with the paperwork from ten years ago. Bob Russo--wonderfully tuned in to the clients' needs."
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– Terry Eyrich
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