Jocquilline “Jackie” Michel

Born: 08/31/1926 Passed:

Jocquilline “Jackie” Michel passed away Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021. She was born in Canton, Ohio on August 31st, 1926 to the late Carl and Donzella Gouenat. Jackie was a graduate of Louisville High School. During World War II she worked for Berger Aircraft riveting aircraft wings. She resided in the Louisville area most of her life and was a member of Saint Louis Catholic Church, where she served on the Environment Committee, Church Choir, Bereavement Committee and participated in other various functions.  She was an avid member of the City of Flags Chorus through which she met many talented, loving friends. Later, having a talent and love of flowers, Jackie worked many years for Dougherty Flowers of Louisville.

Jackie is survived by her five children, Gregg (Adriana) Michel of Los Angeles, CA., Joan (Frank) Pugnale of Louisville, OH., SuzAnne (Eldon) Jones of Canton, OH., Mitchell (Lori) of Columbus, OH., and Joseph (Pamela) of Bethesda, MD.; seven grandchildren, Michael (Marci) Pugnale, Janee (Andrew) Eick, Joseph Pallotta, Gabrielle Michel, Kyle (Stephanie) Jones, Peter Michel, and Margaret Michel; six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Jackie is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Richard Michel and her sister, Evelyn Lamielle.

A funeral service will be held Monday, March 8th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home with Father Robert Miller officiating. Calling hours will be held one hour prior to the service. Those attending services are asked to please wear a proper protective mask and practice safe distancing requirements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Saint Louis Catholic Church or Saint Joseph Care Center. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Saint Joseph Care Center, Crossroads Hospice, Helping Hands, and all who provided care for Jackie over the years.  Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family online at

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5 Tributes to Jocquilline “Jackie” Michel

  1. Linda Dwyer Tennant says:

    Jackie was a very generous woman! So sorry for your loss.

  2. Nancy Allgeier says:

    Sue, Joan, and The Michel Family,
    I was saddened by the news of Jackie’s passing. I still have the flower arrangement I won that she made and gave to Sue for a Mem 5 South party. It decorates my living room every spring. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    • Dixie Fisher Wadsworth says:

      Joanie, I offer my condolences to you and your entire family. Your mother must have been a lovely woman judging by her children. She will surely rest in grace forever.

  3. MARY M PANDREA says:

    To Joan & SuzAnne,
    My sympathy on the passing of your mother. She must have been a special lady to raise such wonderful children.
    May God grant her eternal rest in peace.

  4. Mike & Ann Haines says:

    Extending sincere sympathy – daughters Joan & Sue such sweet people. You made your Mother proud!

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