Ersilia Jacqueline “Jackie” Passardi
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MONROE BRIDGE, MA - Ersilia Jacqueline “Jackie” Passardi, 83, of Monroe Bridge, died on March 4. Ms. Passardi was born in Tandil, Argentina, South America, on January 18, 1935, daughter of the late John and Maria (Balduzzi) Passardi. Ms. Passardi came to Monroe Bridge at the age of 4, attended Monroe schools, and graduated from Drury High School in North Adams. She was last employed by United Technologies Hamilton Standard in Windsor Locks, CT, where she worked for 35 years until her retirement.

Ms. Passardi was a communicant of St. Joachim’s Church in Readsboro, VT. She was a member of the Trentino Club of New England, as well as the Monroe Historical Society. She enjoyed sewing and skiing.

Survivors include her sisters Aurelia Gavazzi, of East Longmeadow, and Lucy Passardi, of Monroe Bridge; brother Ron Passardi, of Monroe Bridge; niece Laura Caleri, of Sommers, NY; as well as a grandniece and grandnephew, Brianna and Nicky Caleri. Ms. Passardi was predeceased by her brother Alfred Passardi.

A Liturgy of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Ersilia Passardi will take place on Saturday, March 10, at 11am at St. Joachim’s Church, Readsboro. Calling hours will be held from 10 am until the time of the service at the church. Burial will take place in the spring in Village Cemetery, Readsboro. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Joachim’s Church or the charity of the donor’s choice in care of Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals Central Chapels, 74 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA 01247.
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