January 1, 1962 - December 7, 2020
Christie (Jackson) McNeill, 58, passed away on Monday, December 7th. She was born in Manhattan and attended Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, NY, E.O.C., in Syracuse, and earned her NYS Residential Healthcare Certification. Christie worked for Access CNY for many years as a Private Duty Healthcare Provider. Christie was a loving daughter, sister, mother, wife, and grandmother. She loved to celebrate life to its fullest. Ever present new beginnings was her proclamation, she loved to travel, and was an artistic and creative soul. Growing up in Brooklyn, NY she was very active in her home community, Clinton Hills. She was an avid lover of the great outdoors, nature, and beautiful flowers. Over the years she played a pivotal role in the caring for her patients and the needs of many others in her chosen career path. Christie’s greatest contribution to this world was her kind heart and spirit. The love that she had for her children and grandchildren could never be measured. Christie loved her family with a fierceness surpassed by few. The relationships she forged with many friends and family will leave a lifelong lasting impression. Christie was always very real and unapologetic in the way she lived her life, never making excuses in any circumstance. Christie was known over the years for the celebrations that she loved to have almost every New Year’s Eve. Each event would be laden with happy well wishes, bright lights, music, and cheer. Christie’s legacy will live on forever. She is predeceased by her son, Fernando Nijeer Jackson Jr. in 1997. Christie is survived by her mother, Shirley McNeill, of Brooklyn, NY; husband, Fernando Jackson, of Syracuse, NY; mother-in-law, Ozzetta R. Jackson, of Syracuse, NY; son, Ahmad McNeill- Bey, of Syracuse, NY, daughter, Shalisia Jackson, of Syracuse, NY; son, Rahjier McNeill, of Syracuse, NY, grandsons, Prince Ahmad McNeill- Bey, Ahdjua Amadi McNeill-Bey, and Tsoujouirre Gomes, all of Syracuse, NY; Beloved Dog, ChiChi; sisters, Elaine Lawrence (Stanley Lawrence), of Baldwinsville, NY and Brenda McNeill, of San Rafael, CA; niece, Sharina Nixon-Pitts (Eric Pitts), of Shippensburg, PA; nephew, John Coles (Kenesha Coles), of Lorton, VA; niece, D’Shawn Jones (Sausar Jones), of Syracuse, NY; nephew, Khalil Nixon (April Smith), of Queens, NY; niece, Ieasha McNeil-Huey (Keith Huey), of Cicero, NY; nephew, Robert McNeill, of Allentown, PA; niece, Ariona Johnson, of Woodlawn, CA; nephew, Ra Elliot Johnson Wallace, of San Rafael, CA; niece, Enchandra Johnson, of Lorton, VA; and a host of cousins, great nieces, great nephews, and friends.
Christie (Jackson) McNeill, 58, passed away on Monday, December 7th. She was born in Manhattan and attended Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, NY, E.O.C., in Syracuse, and earned her NYS Residential Healthcare Certification. Christie worked... View Obituary & Service Information
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