Longtime Susanville resident Jacqueline (Jackie) Ithurburn passed away October 9, 2013 at Manor West Skilled Nursing Facility in Sparks, Nevada. Her last days on earth were spent with her family by her side.
Jackie was born March 22,1935 to George and Margaret (Corvello) Campidonica in Merced, California. She attended local schools and graduated from Merced High School. She went on to attend Hartnell College and San Jose State University (SJSU). While attending SJSU she met the love of her life Peter (Pete) Ithurburn who was attending nearby Santa Clara University. They were married on July 13, 1957 at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Merced, California. Jackie then moved to Susanville where she and Pete made their home.
Jackie worked as a librarian at Diamond View School for several years in the 1970’s. She devoted her life to her husband, children and eventually to her grandchildren.
She was a past member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Caring and Sharing Group, past member of the Susanville Euskaldunak Basque Club and a devout member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Peter Ithurburn, brother Robert Campidonica and her parents George and Margaret Campidonica. Jackie is survived by her daughters, Margaret (Bob) Pieper of Susanville, and Catherine Ithurburn of Sacramento, sons Stephen Ithurburn of Yuba City, Christopher (Kathy) Ithurburn of Sacramento, and Phillip Ithurburn of Susanville. Jackie’s grandchildren Christopher, Daniel, Matthew, Jacob, Amy, Samuel, Micheal, Stephanie, Paul, Andrew, Makayla and great-grandchild Liam will miss her kind “blue” eyes. She was also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camp Ronald McDonald of Eagle Lake at 2555 49th Street, Sacramento, CA. 95817 in Jackie’s memory. A memorial service will be held on December 23,2013 in Susanville, CA at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.