Jacqueline Michelle Brown of Monroe, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on February 26, 2021. Jackie was born to John & Susan Rimar on May 27, 1961 in Newark, NJ and was raised in Rahway, NJ. She graduated high school from Union Catholic and went on to complete the Pharmacy program at Rutgers University graduating in 1984. She soon met her husband, fellow pharmacist Tom while working together and they married in 1987. Jackie took great pride in her career and was employed by Johnson & Johnson for over 25 years, where she made many life-long friends.
Above all else Jackie loved her family and together they enjoyed traveling, boating on Barnegat Bay, and gardening. She enjoyed being an active member of her community and frequented many social clubs including Crafting & Book Clubs. Jackie was an animal lover and took exceptional care of her pets over the years including her cats and dog Sally.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 34 years Thomas Brown; adored daughter and son-in-law Chelsea and Joseph Eldridge; her brothers and their spouses, John and Carol Rimar, Joseph and Debra Rimar; three nieces Sommer Rimar, Elena McTaggart and Hannah Rimar; and so many dear friends.
Visitation will be from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Monday, March 1, 2021 and from 9:00am to 10:00am on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, Inc., 205 Rhode Hall Rd. Monroe Twp., NJ 08831, 732-521-0555. A Catholic Blessing will take place at 10:00am on Tuesday at the funeral home followed by Interment in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick Twp.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions placed on gatherings and activities, all current guidelines are to be observed during visitations, including the use of face coverings and social distancing.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to METAvivor, www.metavivor.org, to help fight the disease that took Jackie from us at much too early an age.