Jacqueline “Jackie” Fertig, 88, of Indianapolis, passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Forest Creek Village in Indianapolis. Born May 15, 1929, Jackie was the daughter of the late Fred and Sarah (Rigdon) Cooke. She was united in marriage to her husband, Daniel Fertig, he also preceded her in death.
Jackie worked as the mail room director at Vernon Insurance for more than 40 years; She retired in 1991. She was an avid reader, sports fan, shopper, and loved flowers.
Other family members who preceded her in death include her brother, Glen Cooke and her sister, Dana Daffron.
Survivors include her sister, Betty Jane Spicuzza, a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Jackie Fertig from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 24 in the chapel at the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East St. (U.S. Hwy. 31 S.), Indianapolis. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Concordia Cemetery in Indianapolis. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the American Alzheimer’s Association. Visit www.OrileyFuneralHome.com where you may express online condolences with Jackie’s family.