Jacqueline Wiant Page
On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, Jacqueline Wiant Page, loving wife, treasured sister, beloved aunt and devoted friend passed away at the age of 55 after a 3-1/2 year battle with ovarian cancer.
Jackie was born On November 5, 1966 in Rochester, New York to John and Ruth Wiant. She received an associates degree from Monroe Community College, a bachelors degree in education from SUNY Oswego, and a masters degree in special education from SUNY Oswego. She had multiple careers working in special education, office administration, and website design.
In 1986, while at SUNY Oswego, Jackie and her future husband Mike met. They quickly became best friends, and were married August 1, 1992. Mike and Jackie made a great team, and enjoyed a rich and meaningful life together living in Syracuse, N.Y., Pittsburgh, P.A., and eventually Chatham, M.A.
Jackie was known for immense creativity, her love of nature, animals, and people as well as a positive funny attitude. Vacations often were in quiet wooded settings or on the water where she could observe wildlife for hours each day. She always had several pets that were both loved and spoiled. In her neighborhood she was known for bringing people bouquets of flowers or something she baked, and shoveling driveways after a storm.
Jackie was preceded in death by her parents John and Ruth. She is survived by siblings Priscilla (Jon), Tim (Margaret), and Kris (Perry), nieces and nephews Rebeccah, Zach (Mel), John (Julie), Jake, Cassie (Adam), Ben, Aiden, and Ava, great-nephew Vel, in-laws Joan and Larry, sister in-law Eileen (Tommy), brother in-law Scott (Hollis), and loving husband Mike.
A celebration of Jackie’s life will be held on September 17 at 2 pm at her house at 9 Ethelma Dr, Chatham, M.A.. Donations to honor Jackie can be made to your local no kill animal shelter.
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