OBITUARY

Jeanine F. Nassaux

October 5, 1929April 25, 2019
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Jeanine Francine Nassaux, 89, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Bethany Village. She was born October 5, 1929 in Etterbeek, Belgium, daughter of Guillaume Van Overstraeten and Petronille Berthe (DeMaerschalk) Van Overstraeten. She grew up in Brussels, Belgium studying textile and clothing design. She enjoyed Girl Guides and helping her mother and sister with the family gourmet specialty shop. On March 27, 1951 Jeanine married Frederic Nassaux, a civil engineer, in Belgium. They sailed to Canada where Frederic secured an engineering position in Regina, Saskatchewan. In1953, they immigrated to the United States. Jeanine and Frederic raised eight children; one born in Canada, one in Washington, DC and six in Chambersburg, Pa. Jeanine encouraged independence, empathy and exploration in her children. She passed on her appreciation for art, music, different cultures, gardening and nature. She was beautiful, elegant, artistic, endearing and selfless. Her children always felt loved and respected. From 1979 to1994, Jeanine worked as the Assistant Manager and Purchasing Agent for Lawrence Technological University Book Store in Southfield, Michigan. She was a member of the St. Joseph Church in Mechanicsburg. She is predeceased by her husband, Frederic Alfred Nassaux and her sister Christiane Leunen of Belgium. She will be lovingly remembered by her surviving eight children and their families: Francoise G. Hultzapple of York Haven, PA Bernard A. Nassaux of Bristow, VA Patric Y. Nassaux of Albuquerque, NM Elisabeth M. Cox of Farmville, VA Philippe P. Nassaux of Austin, TX Chantal B. Gonzalez of Canton, MI Stephane G. Nassaux of Howell, MI Jean-Pierre D. Nassaux of Pemberville, OH. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Mechanicsburg will be a private service at the convenience of the family. Celebration of Jeanine’s Life will be scheduled at a later date. Jeanine’s family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Bethany Village. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Village, 5225 Wilson Lane, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055. Online condolences and memorial video at www.neillcamphill.com. Sympathy cards can be mailed to Nassaux Family, 3500 Grandview Dr, York Haven, PA 17370

  • FAMILY

  • Francoise Hultzapple, Daughter
  • Bernard Nassaux, Son
  • Patric Nassaux, Son
  • Elisabeth Cox, Daughter
  • Philippe "Phil" Nassaux, Son
  • Chantal Gonzalez, Daughter
  • Jean-Pierre Nassaux, Son
  • Stephane Nassaux, Son

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francoise hultzapple

May 23, 2019

love you mom.
we are missing you already.
den and francoise

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

1947
Mom loved to swim.
She took
all eight of us
to the pool
all summer.
We loved it!

FROM THE FAMILY

1947
L'institut Jules Hallaux
Mom studied textile
and clothing design.
She could design
and make anything!

FROM THE FAMILY

1948
Mom was a
Girl Guide
in Belgium
for many years.

She was
organized and
forward thinking.

FROM THE FAMILY

1950
Mom was athletic.
She was a physical education
teacher for a year or two.

FROM THE FAMILY

The family gourmet
specialty shop - 1934.
Mom helped in the shop
until she left
for Canada with Dad.

FROM THE FAMILY

1951
Belgium
Mom and Dad

FROM THE FAMILY

1950-ish
Mom and Dad
at Aunt Christiane's
wedding,

FROM THE FAMILY

1951
Mom and Dad
sail to Canada
without Dad having
an engineering
position secured!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

1947
Mom loved to swim.
She took
all eight of us
to the pool
all summer.
We loved it!

FROM THE FAMILY

1947
L'institut Jules Hallaux
Mom studied textile
and clothing design.
She could design
and make anything!

FROM THE FAMILY

1948
Mom was a
Girl Guide
in Belgium
for many years.

She was
organized and
forward thinking.

FROM THE FAMILY

1950
Mom was athletic.
She was a physical education
teacher for a year or two.

FROM THE FAMILY

The family gourmet
specialty shop - 1934.
Mom helped in the shop
until she left
for Canada with Dad.

FROM THE FAMILY

1951
Belgium
Mom and Dad

FROM THE FAMILY

1950-ish
Mom and Dad
at Aunt Christiane's
wedding,

FROM THE FAMILY

1951
Mom and Dad
sail to Canada
without Dad having
an engineering
position secured!

FROM THE FAMILY

1953-ish
Dad secures
a engineering position
in Regina, Saskatchewan
Canada
and the family begins.