150x193-2577491Jacqueline A. “Jackie” (LaPrade) Fullen, 76, of Auburn, died peacefully Sunday, March 2, 2014 in her home after an illness.

She leaves her devoted husband of 37 years, Thomas J. Fullen; her children, Cheryl A. Strzelewicz and her husband, John of Sutton, Christine Collotta and her husband, Fred of Shrewsbury and Charlene Bell and her husband, Mark of Redmond, Washington; step children, Thomas B. Fullen and his wife, Sarah of Leominster, Margaret M. Fullen Smith of California, Maureen F. McGrath and her husband Thomas of Charlton, Cynthia M. Fullen of Auburn, Diane G. Fullen of Worcester, Michael J. Fullen and his wife, Therese of N. Oxford and John D. Fullen and his wife, Barbara of Millbury; many grandchildren and great grandchildren and nieces and nephews : three sisters, Sandra Plante of Fall River, Shirley Quattrucci of Spencer and Pauline Pinkham of Oxford. She was predeceased by her first husband, William Gervais; a brother, Albert LaPrade; sister, Nancy Goodwin, and son in law, George Smith.

Jackie was born and raised in Worcester, daughter of the late Albert and Dorothy (Lemoine) LaPrade. She graduated from Commerce High School in Worcester.

She owned and operated Clamphams Transmissions in Auburn for several years before she retired. In her retirement years she enjoyed to travel.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Jacqueline’s family on Thursday March 6, 2014 from 4-7 PM in the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central Street, Auburn. Her funeral will be from the funeral home on Friday, March 7, 2014 with her funeral Mass celebrated at 10:30 AM in Saint John’s Church, 44 Temple St, Worcester. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to Summit Elder Care, 1369 Grafton Street, Worcester, MA