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Official Obituary of

Jacqueline R. (Bernardi) Walker

February 18, 1939 ~ March 24, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Jacqueline Walker Obituary

Jacqueline R. Walker passed away on March 24, 2024, at the age of 85 in Highland Park, IL. She was born on February 18, 1939, in Sant' Anna Pelago Modena, Italy to the union of Angelo and Ida (Ori) Bernardi.

Jacqueline was a dedicated registered nurse before pursuing her masters in psychology, where she utilized her expertise to help countless patients.

She was a woman who stayed true to herself and her love for family. Jacqueline found joy in travel, movies, games, and spontaneity. She also valued education and fulfilled her dreams in nursing and psychology.

Jacqueline is survived by her sister, Rica (Ennio) Lenzi; daughters, Lorraine Carani, Deborah (Ronald) Workman, Barbara (David) Werhane; grandchildren, Delaney Workman, Brock (Ellie) Workman, Ron (Moira) Workman, Megan (Brian) Boos, Amanda Werhane, Ryan (Emily) Werhane, and Kendall Werhane; as well as 7 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and soulmate, Troy Walker, and her parents Angelo and Ida Bernardi.

Contributions in Jacqueline's memory can be made to St. Jude.

The funeral arrangements are entrusted to Symonds Funeral Home, located at 858 Sheridan Rd., Highwood, IL.

Jacqueline will be dearly missed by all who knew her, and her memory will forever live on in the hearts of those she touched.



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April 3, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
770 Deerfield Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Funeral Mass
April 3, 2024

10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
770 Deerfield Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

April 3, 2024

12:00 PM
Ascension Catholic Cemetery (Buckley Road, Libertyville, Illinois)


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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