Jacqueline “Jacki” Pedersen

April 15, 1937 - December 29, 2013
Jacqueline “Jacki” Pedersen

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God has taken another angel from us far sooner than we were prepared to let her go.

Jacqueline ìJackiî Seavers Pedersen, 76, of Hendersonville passed away Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Elizabeth House. She was born in Astoria, NY on April 15, 1937 to the late John James Seavers and Margretta McKelvey Welch. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Melissa Peeples.

She was one of the founding members of the Women Helping Women organization locally. She worked many years with Interfaith Assistance Ministry, and was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her loving husband of seventeen years, Francis D. Pedersen; a daughter, Laura Lamb; a son, Steven Goode; a step-daughter, Terri Kassakatis and her husband, Steven; a step-son Richard Pedersen and his wife, Joyce; sister, Virginia Ratazzi and brother, Edward Welch; and six grandchildren, Amanda, Kevin, Timothy, Emily, Noelle, and Lindsey.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 pm Friday, January 10, 2013 at Grace Lutheran Church with a reception following the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Interfaith Assistance Ministry, P.O. Box 2562, Hendersonville, NC 28739, or Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave. W., Hendersonville, NC 28791.

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  • January 07, 2014
    Community Foundation of Henderson County says:
    The Board and staff of Community Foundation of Henderson County extend their sympathies to the Petersen family on their loss. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  • January 07, 2014
    Tom Cooper says:
    Marie and I extend our deepest sympathies. We will be out of town during the service but will keep Fran and the family in our prayers.

  • January 07, 2014
    Keith and Cindy Maxwell says:
    Our hearts go out to you and your family in this time of sorrow.May God Bless you ans wipe your tears away.

  • January 07, 2014
    Johnny Johnston says:
    I'm so sorry for your loss Fran. I will be out of town during the service but you will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

  • January 08, 2014
    Mike Roper says:
    Fran & Family, Laura and I were so sad to hear of Jackie's passing. She was such a sweet lady and a good friend. She will be missed. Mike & Laura Roper