Jacqueline A. "Jacke" (Brown) Folk, 65

January 23, 2009

JAN. 30, 1943-JAN. 22, 2009

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mrs. Jacqueline A. "Jacke" (Brown) Folk, 65, of 11233 Weatherstone Drive, Waynesboro, Pa., entered into rest at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at Waynesboro Hospital. She was in declining health since February 2008 and critically ill since Jan. 14, 2009.

She was born on Jan. 30, 1943, at Camp Blanding, Fla.; she was the daughter of the late Maurice Brown and Mary Jane (Carbaugh) Brown. Mrs. Folk was raised by her aunt and uncle, the late James and Julia Malecki. She lived her early life in Hagerstown, Md.

Mrs. Folk graduated from St. Maria Goretti Catholic High School, Hagerstown, with the class of 1961. She then received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Frostburg State University in Education with the class of 1965 and then her master's degree in Special Education from the University of Maryland.


She and her husband of more than 44 years, Mr. James F. Folk, were married May 29, 1964 in Cumberland, Md. They moved to the present residence in November 2001.

Mrs. Folk taught in the public schools in Maryland, West Virginia, Arkansas, Virginia and the Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Heidelberg, Germany. She retired from the Fairfax County, Va., school system in June 2005.

She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Waynesboro.

She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, gardening, watching movies and entertaining.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Jennifer F. (husband Michael) Hutto of San Diego, Calif., and Jessica D. (husband Christopher) Tippins of Alexandria, Va.; and two grandchildren, Robert and Katherine Hutto. She is also survived by cousins with whom she was raised, James P. Malecki Jr. of Middletown, Md., Stephen Malecki of Huntingtown, Md., and Jeanne Riley of Hagerstown. Additionally, she is survived by her uncle, John (wife, Tony) Carbaugh of Hagerstown; as well as numerous other cousins.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009, at the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 S. Church St., Waynesboro with the Rev. Thomas Eifert officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

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