Jacqueline P. Cassidy February 14, 1928-January 18, 2020 Jacqueline Cassidy, 91, of La Porte, IN, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Settlers Place in La Porte. She was born February 14, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Theodore and Lillian (Madden) Novak. On August 7, 1949, in Chicago, IL, Jacqueline, a Catholic, married David Cassidy, who passed away in 1999. In 1990, she moved to La Porte from Chicago. Jacqueline was a tomboy at heart and loved the Bears, Cubs and BlackHawks, still reciting stats and lineups. She was "always the woman in charge", from girl scouts and boy scouts to PTA and building campfires. Always independent, she enjoyed tearing things down and rebuilding them, working in the yard and just generally being active. She is survived by her three sons, Michael (Leslie) Cassidy of Gurnee, IL; Dennis (Janet Bower-Rainhard) Cassidy of Chicago, IL: Timothy (Barbara) Cassidy of LaSalle, ON; daughter, Kate Papp of La Porte, IN; thirteen Grandchildren, Frank Massano, Jennifer (Robert Wrutz) Massano, Kelly (Jamie) Stapleton, Tigre (Jake) Koch, Amanda (Eric Morse) Massano, Sarah (Jeff) Reed, Tiffany Galus, Allison Cassidy, Fallon Cassidy, Michael Galus, Jessica Cassidy, Jake Cassidy, and Amy Cassidy, plus many great and great-great grandchildren. Along with her husband, Jacqueline was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Patricia Cassidy. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends Saturday, January 25 from 2-7 pm, with refreshments being served. A life celebration and prayer service will be held that day at the funeral home at 4:30 pm., with Deacon Bob Bucheit officiating as well as family reflections. Cremation will take place at a later date.
There will be a graveside service Monday, November 21, 2022 at 10:00am at Pinelake Cemetery in La Porte.