FAIRFIELD, ME—Jacqueline “Jackie” Theresa Noel, 85, passed away with her loving family by her side on Thursday, July 18, 2019, following a long illness. She passed away at Lakewood Continuing Care Center in Waterville, ME where she had been residing for the last week.\r\n\r\nShe was born in Waterville, ME on February 8, 1934, the daughter of the late Clifford and Madeline (Champine) Noel. Jackie attended Immaculate Heart of Mary School and Lawrence High School in Fairfield, ME.\r\n\r\nShe moved to Kentucky in her early 20’s and resided there for over 40 years. Living in Kentucky was quite an adventure with many interesting places to see including the Kentucky Derby, the Grand Ole Opry, Elvis’s Graceland, the Smokey Mountains and more. Her sister Sandra, her husband, Nathan, and their two daughters, Rhonda and Mindy would visit very often and travelled to all these places plus many more. A fun time for all.\r\n\r\nJackie lived next to her brother Roger and his wife, Helen in Campbellsville, Kentucky for many years.\r\n\r\nShe was a very hard worker. She was employed in several factories over the years. Jackie worked for Enroe’s Shirt factory, Brown & Williamson Cigarette Factory, and Fruit of the Loom. Upon her retirement she moved back to Maine to be around her family.\r\n\r\nJackie enjoyed making crafts, puzzles, and playing cards with the girls until her eyesight failed her. She was a very loving aunt to all her nieces and nephews. Holidays and family gatherings were spent with her sister Sandra and “the family”. She loved music and dancing and plenty of that was done when they got together. \r\n\r\nShe was predeceased by her parents; her two brothers, Donald and Roger; and her nephew, Steven K. Martin.\r\n\r\nJackie is survived by her loving sister, Sandra Martin and her husband, Nathan of Fairfield, ME and their two daughters, Rhonda Forsythe and her husband, Jeff of Falmouth, ME, and their three daughters, Brianna Brockway of Winslow, ME, Meagan Schmiemann of Boston, MA., and Faith Forsythe of Boston, MA, and Melinda Layne and her three sons, Garrett, Nicholas, and Matthew Shibley of Houston, TX; her nieces, Velvet Noel and her daughter, Ashley both of Waterville, ME, and Christal Cook and her husband, Rick of Waterville, ME and her son, Christopher; and a very special family member, Don.