Jacqueline Elizabeth Vink

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Jacqueline Elizabeth Vink

<p>Jacqueline “Jackie” Elizabeth Vink (née Booth) lived her life with kindness toward everyone she<br> met. She had an infectious laugh that she was quick to share, bringing joy to her family and<br> friends and connecting her with the love of her life, Timo Vink.<br> Born in Canberra, Australia in March of 1992, Jackie thought about the world in beautifully<br> different ways, which opened those around her to new perspectives. She noticed and valued<br> beauty around her and was able to appreciate and create art through her writing, drawing and<br> painting. An avid reader, world traveler and English literature major from the University of<br> Toronto, Jackie always sought to broaden her perspective and led with compassion toward<br> everyone she encountered. When she gave someone her undivided attention, she made them<br> feel respected, heard and special.<br> Jackie felt most at home in Ithaca, NY, where she grew up from 2004, surrounded by her<br> siblings and parents. She enjoyed hiking, swimming, skiing, biking, and exploring the natural<br> beauty Ithaca offered. She spent many nights by the fire with her family and friends, making<br> music and telling stories.<br> After earning her degree, Jackie completed her Montessori training before beginning her first<br> career as a Montessori teacher in Vancouver, where she worked for six years. Her sweet<br> nature, gentle approach and creativity impacted numerous children, fellow teachers, and<br> colleagues. </p><p>Jackie passed away in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on May 31 st , 2024 leaving behind<br> a loving husband, Timo Vink; her parents, James and Rebecca Booth; her sister, Carolyn Reyes<br> (Alfonso Reyes) of Ithaca, NY; her brother Gregory Booth (Jessica Schembri) of Princeton, NJ;<br> and her in-laws, Alfred and Hillie Vink of Lisse, The Netherlands. Her devastating loss is felt by<br> her immediate family, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and<br> friends. In her short time on Earth, she brightened innumerable days and hearts with her love<br> and light.<br> A public memorial will be held in the afternoon on June 22 nd , 2024, at the Foundation of Light,<br> 391 Turkey Hill Road, Ithaca, NY from 2-4:30pm, with a memorial service starting at 3:00pm. In<br> lieu of flowers, please honor Jackie with a donation to the Elizabeth Ann Clune Montessori<br> School (EACMSI) of Ithaca at eacmsi.org (120 E. King Road, Ithaca, NY) or First Book Canada<br> at firstbookcanada.org. For donations to EAC Montessori, please earmark your donation with<br> the comment that this donation is in memory of Jackie. </p>
March 16, 1992 - May 31, 202403/16/199205/31/2024
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Anonymous

June 22, 2024

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Jacqueline Elizabeth Vink has been arranged by Anonymous. Plant a tree
Jackie was such a joyful, pleasant person who I feel honoured to have been able to call a friend. All my condolences to the Vink and Booth families for your loss.
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Mo

June 14, 2024

The planting of 3 memorial trees in the honor of Jacqueline Elizabeth Vink has been arranged by Mo. Plant a tree
My condolences to Jackies family, her husband, and friends. I had the pleasure to meet Jackie once. She was a gracious host and such a nice person. You will be missed.
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The staff at Bangs Funeral Home

June 14, 2024

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Jacqueline Elizabeth Vink has been arranged by The staff at Bangs Funeral Home. Plant a tree
We plant this tree as a living memorial to Jacqueline. We are deeply sorry for your loss.