Elizabeth Thackeray

Obituary of Elizabeth J. Thackeray

Please share a memory of Elizabeth to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.


Elizabeth J. Jakeman Thackeray, 65, of Rexford, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

Born in Goshen, NY, she was the daughter of the late Alan F. and Che Tewksbury Jakeman. Elizabeth was a graduate of Shenedehowa High School and received her MA in Business Administration from the University at Arizona.

Elizabeth was a Business Administration Consultant for the New York State Department of Transportation in Albany. She had previously been employed as a Consultant for the New York State Department of Health in Albany.

She loved the work that she did, as well as her family. Her hobbies and interests included playing flute, reading, and sewing.

Beloved mother of Virginia Thackeray (Sungho Park), Rachel Thackeray (David Mobley), and Patrick Thackeray, sister of Kenn Jakeman, Shelley Wojtaszczyk, Patty Robinson, Allison Nicklas, Barbara Casper, and Lyn Jakeman, grandmother of Ian Park, she is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 RT-9, Clifton Park, NY 12065.

In keeping with Elizabeth’s wishes, there will not be any public funeral services.

Elizabeth’s family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to those who have kept us in their thoughts during this difficult time.

Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the Albany Musical Fund, in memory of Elizabeth J. Thackeray.

For online Condolences, please use that tab on this website.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elizabeth Thackeray, please visit Tribute Store
A Memorial Tree was planted for Elizabeth
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Gordon C. Emerick ​Funeral Home
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Elizabeth Thackeray

In Loving Memory

Elizabeth Thackeray

1958 - 2023

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Services for Elizabeth Thackeray
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Elizabeth Thackeray.
Visit the Tribute Store
Share Your Memory of