Jacqueline “Jackie” Elliot, 96 of died on
Thursday, Feb. 9 at Seabrook Village Renaissance Gardens,
Tinton Falls. Born in Paris, France in 1916, she lived in London, England
and later Montreal, Canada where she owned a business that imported
children’s knitwear from England and Norway. Jackie and her husband,
David D. Elliot, moved to Marlboro in 1964 and established Wingan
Kennels, a boarding kennel for dogs and cats. Her husband, a distinguished
and well known trainer of field trial Labradors in England and Long Island,
died in 1985, and Elliot operated the kennels until her retirement in 1999.
Her great care and efforts on behalf of animals included many years of
volunteer work at the SPCA of Monmouth County. Elliot enjoyed playing
golf, and in 1992, she had “a hole in one.”
Elliot’s first husband, Patrick H. Thorold Rogers, a Barrister in London,
England, served as a British Air Force navigator in World War II until his
death during a mission in 1942. She later married and lived in Montreal with
her second husband, Eric Glynne-Percy, who died in 1959. She married
David D. Elliot in 1962. She was predeceased by her sisters, Juliette
Duclos and Thelma Sweetinburgh of Paris, France. Elliot is survived
by her nephew, Jean-Pierre Duclos, of Paris, France.
Elliot was a member of the Old Brick Reformed Church in Marlboro
where she lived for 41 years. She moved to Seabrook in Tinton
Falls in 2005. Throughout her life, she was celebrated for her exceptional
personal style and engaging personality, her kind and generous spirit, and
her many close friendships. A private service will be held in Marlboro. In
lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the , 260 Wall Street, , NJ 07724. Arrangements are under
the direction of the Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold.
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