GRAND ISLE -- Jacquelyn C. Salter, 73, passed away unexpectedly of complications following a brief illness, on Aug. 24, 2014, in Fletcher Allen Health Care.

Born in Colchester on Feb. 7, 1941, Jackie, also known as "Mema" to her grandkids, was retired and fulfilling her dream of living on Lake Champlain with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Debra Hirsch, and son-in-law, Christian Hirsch, of Ohio; daughter, Kelly Lavallee and her husband, Brian Lavallee, of Grand Isle; son, Daniel Salter and his wife, Kristen Salter, of Bristol; grandchildren, Jaime, Lisa, Stacy, Cameron, Lane, Christian, Hannah, and Sam; and three grand-dogs that she thought the world of.

Jackie was predeceased by her husband, John Salter; daughter, Brenda LaPlante; and sisters, Virginia, Jan and Thelma.

Online condolences may be made at www.gregorycremation.com.