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Jacqueline L. Milos
SCARBOROUGH, MAINE-Jacqueline L. Milos, 80, died from complications of Parkinson's disease.
Born in Pawtucket to Everett and Ellen Laushway. Jackie graduated Pawtucket East High School and Boston University's Sargent College. In 1954, she married Fredrick C. Milos, making a home with him for many years in Wrentham, Massachusetts, before retiring together to her beloved Arizona in 1978. Fred passed away in 1994.
Jackie had no children of her own, but 1000 or more children flourished under her wing. As a lifelong teacher, coach and mentor, she was beloved by many young people, especially her nieces and nephews. A longtime middle school teacher in Lincoln, Rhode Island, Jackie coached both the girls' and boys' gymnastics teams at Lincoln High School, more than once to a State championship.
Voted "Most Athletic" in her high school class, Jackie loved tennis, theatre, swimming, dance, hiking, horseback riding and nearly anything else at which she tried her hand. Her social organizing skills were much-admired.
Survived by her brother,Robert Laushway of Teaticket, Massachusetts, his wife Elaine, in-laws Charles and Evelyn Milos of Maine, Raymond and Marion Milos of South Attleboro, nephews Mark Laushway and Michael Milos, and nieces Karen Laushway and Laurel Milos.
Interment will be at the Bourne National Cemetery at a date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Jackie's memory to a deserving charity of your choice. Communications to the family may be directed to Laurel Milos, 162 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107