"Soon I shall hear the call from Heaven's portals;
Come home, My child, it's the last mile you must trod.
I'll fall asleep and wake up in God's new heaven
For I'm sheltered in the arms of God."
Jacquelyn Alice Bortz Egley was born on January 12, 1936 in Hialeah, Florida. Her parents were Harry and Alma Bortz. She died on July 2, 2019 at Altercare of Alliance.
Jacquelyn married Ray "Andy" Egley in 1953 and they had two daughters: Denise Crites(Don) of
Alliance, Ohio; and Sue Mahoney(Tom)of Niles, Ohio. There are three grandchildren: Jennifer
Crites and Kevin Compston of North Augusta, South Carolina, Lori Capota(CataIin) of Palatine, Illinois, and Jeffrey Crites(Samantha)of Sunbury, Ohio. She has a very special greatgranddaughter, Alice Capota. Jacquelyn was looking forward to two more great-grandchildren in the coming months.
Before retiring, she worked for Trumbull County Veterans Service Commission in Warren, Ohio. She was active in her church, First Church of God, Newton Falls, Ohio, playing the piano for worship services. Jacquelyn was a gifted musician and enjoyed playing several different instruments.
Her husband preceded her in death in 1977.
There will be no service. Those who wish may donate in Jacquelyn's name to the Alzheimers Association.