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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Jacqueline Dadoun
May 20, 1924 - February 17, 2021
Service Information Mount Sinai Simi Valley
Service Date: Wednesday February 24th, 2021
Service Time: 12:00 pm
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Jacqueline Jeanne Dadoune was born on May 20, 1924 in North Africa “Algiers” which was a French Colony. Jacqueline spoke French and English and was the youngest of six children (3 girls and 3 boys) Paulette, Suzette, Jacques, Roland, Gerard to parents Leon & Fernande Dadoune.
At a young age of 21 Jacqueline traveled from Paris, France to Chicago, Illinois to marry a young soldier, Robert Taylor that was not meant to be and met and married our father and her 1st husband after a short courtship. In the early 1950’s the newlyweds moved to California specifically, the Los Angeles area.
After divorcing Jacqueline raised four (4) children, Noelle, Patrick, Eric and Francesca by herself. Eric and Francesca are the twins. Jacqueline has seven (7) grandchildren: Jessica, Reed, Devon, Khristina, Jacqueline and Antonio. Jacqueline had a very special bond with her granddaughter Jessica, they loved spending time with one another.
Jacqueline was an entrepreneur early on selling nylons and had various other businesses; liquor store, gas station, skate board shop, Restaurant and owned various properties to include apartment buildings in Los Angeles and Paris. Whenever there a good opportunity to buy property Jacqueline would say, “let’s buy it.” Jacqueline loved to read the newspaper (before the internet) and enjoyed crossword puzzles and old movies.
Jacqueline loved to travel, loved Las Vegas especially playing the “slot machines”. When her daughter Francesca would say, “Mom do you want to go to Vegas?” she had a big smile on face and said yes, let’s go! Jacqueline was always ready to go anywhere; spontaneous. Jacqueline spent weekends at Temple socializing, singing and dancing. Jacqueline loved the outdoors especially having the sunshine on her face, she enjoyed French bread “baguettes” and loved Pastries. Mom loved to eat, but always in small portions.
Jacqueline was a fireball, spunky, funny, silly and had no filter at times; she told it like it is. Jacqueline will be so deeply missed!