Jacqueline C. Holden

October 15, 1932July 15, 2020

Jacqueline C. (Champagne) Holden, age 87 of Westport, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at the Catholic Memorial Home in Fall River, MA.

Born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Romeo and Imelda (L’Heureux) Champagne, she lived in Fall River most of her life, moving to the Berkshires for 20 years before moving to Westport in 2013.

Jacqueline was employed as a Grocery Clerk with the former Almac’s and Stop & Shop for over 40 years.

She is survived by three daughters, Susan Hamminga and her husband Lee of Hollister, CA, Jo Ann Stockfisch of Clearwater, FL and Cynthia Keegan and her husband Thomas of Newport News, VA; a son William Holden and his wife Wendy of Clearwater, FL; three sisters Janet Shovelton of Fall River, Helen Gaughan of Tiverton and Betsy Charest of Fall River; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Her Memorial Mass will be held at a later date and time at Holy Name Church in Fall River. Memorial contributions in her honor may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Please visit to send a tribute and for up to date service information.


  • Services to be announced


Jacqueline C. Holden

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Suzanne Zolnierz

July 19, 2020

Dear Helen, Janet, & Betsy
Bob and I send you our deepest condolences at this time of sorrow. Our love and prayers to all of you and Jackie's children. May she rest in peace.
Suzanne & Bob

Elizabeth McElroy

July 18, 2020

Dear Helen, Janet and Betsy,
Please accept my sincere sympathy at this difficult time.
May Jackie rest in peace with Uncle and Auntie.

Susan Crepeau

July 18, 2020

I had the pleasure of meeting Jackie at the home. We had many wonderful visits . She always had that twinkle in her eyes and a great sense of humor. My sympathy to her family. Sincerely, Sue Crepeau

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