Jacqueline Marie Phillips-Olson
April 1, 1963 -January 5, 2019
Jacqueline Marie “Jackie” Phillips-Olson passed from a medical emergency on Saturday, January 5, 2019.
Jackie is survived by her husband Jay Olson; Son, Tyler Olson; granddaughter, Aubree; Mother, Florence Phillips; close friends, JoAnn Debullet and Danielle Debullet. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is predeceased by her father, Kenneth W. Phillips and her grandparents.
Jackie joined the Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company September 1, 1989, and served many years as a firefighter/EMT. She completed many hours of training and was certified to the Fire Officer III Level and Fire Instructor II Level. She also served the Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company in several administrative roles, serving as a Board of Director, company President, and FVFC delegate to the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firefighters Association and Maryland State Firemen's Association.
Jackie served the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firefighters Association as Assistant Secretary 1997-1998, Secretary 2006, and President 2001-2003. She was inducted into the AACVFA Hall of Fame in 2003.
She was very busy with the Maryland State Firemen's Association, serving on the Fire Prevention Committee 1999-2002 (Vice-Chair 1999-2001), Safety Committee 2000-2006 (Chair 2003-2005), Assistant Secretary 2002-2008, Awards Committee 2003-2005, 2004-Present Convention Committee, Marketing/Individual Membership 2010-2011, Cancer Committee 2015-Present, Secretary 2009-2011, 2nd Vice-President 2011-2012, 1st Vice-President 2012-2013, and President 2013-2014, Ex-Officio member of the Executive Committee 2014-2015. She was inducted into the MSFA Hall of Fame in 2007.
Jackie was employed with the Anne Arundel County Fire Department as the Volunteer Coordinator.
Jackie lead a life of giving to others unconditionally in service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to:
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, 2130 Priest Bridge Drive, Suite 6, Crofton, MD 21114.
Thursday January 10, 2019
Singleton Funeral Home
1 2nd Avenue, S.W.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Faith Baptist Church
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Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Glen Haven Memorial Park
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Glen Burnie, MD 21061