|Jacqueline M. Wassenaar, RN PNP-C, 71 and a resident of 124 Lakeshore Road in the Town of Oswego passed away Sunday morning.
She was born in Rochester and was the daughter of the late Barney and Martha Rus Bruinsma.
Mrs. Wassenaar had been employed for many years as a Nationally Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Dr. Kathleen Perkins, MD and Oswego County Opportunities. Mrs. Wassenaar was a foundress of the Lake Ontario Chapter of the New York State Nurse Practitioners Association. She was a past board member of Oswego County Opportunities and a member of the Oswego Festival Chorus.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and active in the Church Choir. Her faith in Jesus was evident in all aspects of her life.
She found joy in flower arranging, gardening and the song and sight of birds.
Mrs. Wassenaar is survived by her husband James R. Wassenaar, one daughter Juanita “Wendy” Wassenaar-Beggs and her husband Jonathan Beggs of Nederland, Colorado, one son James R. (Mary) Wassenaar, Jr. of Pembroke Pines, Florida, one brother Barney Bruinsma, two sisters Luthene Chappell and Alyce Vandelune all of Rockford, Michigan, two grandchildren Jacob Wassenaar and Joshua Wassenaar.
A celebration of Jacqueline’s life will take place during th summer of 2011 at a date and time to be announced. There will be no calling hours.
Contributions may be made to Oswego Hospital Pediatrics Unit 110 West Seventh St. Oswego or Oswego Festival Chorus Scholarship c/o Oswego College Foundation 219 Sheldon Hall SUNY Oswego, NY 13126.