Jacquelyn J. (Reinert) Bressler, 74, widow of the late David W. Bressler, Sr., passed away on Monday, October 23, 2023.
Born in Montgomery County, she was the daughter of the late Charles M. Reinert and Annie Y. (Schlegel) Reinert.
Jackie loved quilting and teaching quilting classes at her home. Her home, her friends, and especially her charity work within her church, were a great source of joy, comfort, and contentment for her. She was maddeningly patient, forgiving, charitable, and found great strength in her faith; a resilient, independent, strong woman who would set a goal and achieve it with perfection and determination. She decided to be a nurse as her children grew, was valedictorian of her class, and was a proud LPN for 20+ years at MCG & RC. Her chosen nursing field was geriatrics; she was a charge nurse, and a very dedicated one. She enjoyed gardening, tulips, Mimosa trees, and was a fantastic cook. She loved decorating her yard for holidays and the seasons, hosting Halloween carving parties, and celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas (her favorite holiday) with her children and grandchildren around her. Christmas cookie time was her favorite time of the year, along with Fall, and she spent as much time as she could with her grandchildren from Thanksgiving until Christmas, baking cookies for everyone. Those days were indeed her greatest joys. Jackie deeply loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She cared for her siblings, making sure none were left unsupported. She also loved and was dedicated to her pets, ensuring their comfort and happiness.
Surviving is her daughter Christine Bressler-Weld, wife of David; son David W. Bressler Jr., husband of Jamie; sisters Carol “Toot” Brumbach and Marlene Reinert, wife of Harold; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her brothers John, Eugene, Kenneth, and Robert Reinert.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home (1020 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville, PA 19525) with Pastor Sherry Lantz and Randy Doaty officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Boyertown. A visitation will also be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 10:30-11:00AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Boyertown Area Multi-Service (200 Spring St, Boyertown, PA 19512) in Jacquelyn’s name.