July 23, 1935 - June 30, 2021
MCBRIDE, Jacqueline (Jackie) Marvin 85, of Tarpon Springs FL, passed away on June 30, 2021, in Clearwater FL. Jackie was born July 23, 1935, in Hydetown PA, the daughter of Orba E and Reah L Marvin (Fitch). She was raised by her mother in the nearby city of Titusville PA after losing her father to illness at the young age of 8. She attended her high school years in Titusville and remained friends with many of her classmates throughout the years. In 1953, she married her high school sweetheart, Jim, who she was married to for 57 years until his death in 2011. Jackie, along with her husband Jim, moved to Dunedin FL in 1959 where she lived the majority of her adult life. There she and her husband raised their 5 children. Jackie and Jim became founding parish members of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church where they were very active members. They moved to their last residence, in Tarpon Springs, prior to retirement. There they became members of St Ignatius Catholic Church. Jackie was a homemaker first. While her kids were young she did office work close to home. Once her kids had grown, she started attending medical classes. Jackie began her medical career first at Mease Clinic Dunedin. For the last 25 years of her career, she worked as the office manager for Dr. Raymond Hansen also in Dunedin. She maintained a secondary evening job at Nielsen’s Media Research. Upon her retirement, Jackie volunteered at the business office of Suncoast Hospice Palm Harbor. Jackie was the epitome of grace, compassion, and love. She enjoyed having people around her and therefore enjoyed family events, camping with friends and family, traveling to visit her out of state children or extended family, and seeing new places. She enjoyed socializing at her neighborhood circle or just visiting over a cup of coffee. She was always available to those that needed her advice, a place to stay, or a visit to someone having a difficult time. Always available to help those that needed her. She was preceded in death by her husband Jim, their oldest son Rick McBride, parents Orba and Reah Marvin. Also her three sisters Cleo Marvin, Juanita Brown, and Garnet Beck along with her two son-in-laws Steve Dobey and Steve Pike. Jackie is survived by her 4 remaining children Chris Dobey (Steve/decd) Dunedin FL, Cindy Pike (Steve/decd) Dunedin FL, Tim McBride (Ann) Hendersonville TN, Colleen Hurley (Brendan) Tampa FL, and her daughter-in-law Marilyn McBride (Rick/decd) Soddy Daisy TN. She has 11 grandchildren (1 decd) and 9 great-grandchildren, all of whom she cherished, loved, and was extremely proud of. A Celebration of Life will be held at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens on August 21st at 11 a.m. ** The family requests masks be worn**. A private inurnment will be held for immediate family. In lieu of flowers, Jackie requested donations be made to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Suncoast Hospice Palm Harbor. For those unable to attend the service in person the family has made available a digital viewing. If you wish to attend the service digitally please go to https://www.oneroomstreaming.com/login on the day of the service. The login email will be [email protected] and the password will be E4G7DB.
MCBRIDE, Jacqueline (Jackie) Marvin 85, of Tarpon Springs FL, passed away on June 30, 2021, in Clearwater FL. Jackie was born July 23, 1935, in Hydetown PA, the daughter of Orba E and Reah L Marvin (Fitch). She was raised by her mother in... View Obituary & Service Information
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