Jackie grew up in Lynn and graduated from Lynn Tech. As a teenager, she was involved with Jeanettes and Chrisma Drum Corps in Lynn as well as Arbella Drum & Bugle Corp in Salem. She loved spending time with her son Shane who meant the world to her.
Jackie is survived by her son Shane Ward; her brother Frank Beal of Hollywood Beach, FL; and sisters Donna Pacheco and Tammy Yarter of Cape Coral, FL, Joanne Yarter of Virginia Beach, VA and Evelyn Yarter of Lynn. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents John “Jack” & Rebecca “Becky” Yarter and sister Mildred Murdock.
Jackie was loved by her friends and family and will be sadly missed.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.