Jacqueline Picanso

Visiting Hours

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home
82 Lynn Street
Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
(978) 531-0472

Obituary of Jacqueline M Picanso

Jacqueline M Picanso, 80, of Salem, died Wednesday July 29, at home surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness. Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Bemvindo and Mary (Machado) Picanso. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of St. John’s High School, class of 1957. She has lived in Salem for the past 15 years. Jackie first started working at New England Telephone and then was one of the first female bus drivers for Michaud Bus Lines in Salem. She drove the school bus for the kids in Peabody and Salem and later did the “Belt Line Loop” for about 15 years. She also was a partner with the original Salem Trolley Car and worked at the P.R.E.P. center at the former Higgins Junior High School in Peabody. She continued working for GTE Sylvania in Danvers as an assembler and retired after 20 years. Upon her retirement, she began volunteering with the newly formed group, Visiting Angels, an organization that assisted senior citizens and others with their daily routines. She was volunteer there for over 15 years. Jackie enjoyed bowling, doing water aerobics and loved going to Dead Horse Beach in Salem with all her friends. She also was a member of the Post Club on Tremont St and also went to the senior centers in both Peabody and Salem where enjoyed having her coffee with the girls. Jackie is survived by her two sons, Bill Flynn of Salem and Stephen Flynn of Peabody, her beloved two grandchildren, Tyler and Colby Flynn and by many dear friends on the North Shore. She was predeceased by her sister, Lorretta Picanso. Following cremation, visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody. There are no scheduled funeral services. All attendees are required to wear facial coverings and maintain social distancing as well.
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