Patricia Lynn Jalbert
Patricia Lynn Jalbert passed away after battling cancer on April 21, 2019. She was 50 years old. She was born on March 19, 1969 in Newark, Ohio and grew up in Granville, Ohio. Her parents were Jeffrey and Cheryl Jalbert, who were both still living at the time of her death although Trish’s father, Jeffrey passed away 6 days after Trish’s death. She was with family when she died at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, New Hampshire.
She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Albert Landeck, and 2 children Gwendolyn Laura Jalbert Landeck and Albert Duncan (Eirirc) Jalbert Landeck. She is predeceased by her child, Miranda Rae, who died at 3 months of age in 1994 and her brother, Kenneth Lee Jalbert, who passed away in 1987.
While attending high school in Granville, Ohio, she spent a year abroad through AFS (American Field Service) in Sao Luis Brazil. After graduating high school, she attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana where she earned a B.A. in psychology in 1991. While at Earlham she spent a semester studying in Seville, Spain. In 1993, after graduation and her marriage to Albert Landeck, she moved to Oakland California where her first 2 children were born. During this time she was splitting her time between parenting, graduate school as well as establishing the Family Resource Center at the Habitot Children’s Museum in Berkeley California and volunteering as a Group Leader with Le Leche League International. In 1999, Tricia and her family moved to Amherst New Hampshire where her third child was born and she continued to volunteer with Le Leche League and Attachment Parenting International. During this period Tricia Completed her Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling with high honors from Rivier College, Nashua New Hampshire in 2007. She worked as a child and family therapist at Monadnock Family Services and finally at Riverbend Community Mental Health until a month before death in 2019.
Tricia’s great passion in life was helping families and children. She gave countless hours of her time supporting new mothers and infants through her work with Le Leche League and Attachment Parenting International. The lessons she learned while studying overseas about acceptance of other cultures and people was a constant source of joy for her especially when helping others. Her drive to help children and families continued to be realized with her work as a child and family therapist at Monadnock Family Services and finally at Riverbend Community Mental Health until a month before her death in 2019. She knew that children are our future and that by supporting parents she was securing a better future for
Trish was also an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Milford where she had been a member since 1999 and most recently served as president of the congregation until stepping down in the summer of 2018 to fight her cancer.
Arrangements: A memorial service was held in her memory on June 8th at 3:00PMat the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Milford. A private service will be held at a later time to scatter her ashes at sea. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Cremation Society of NH. To view Trish’s Online Tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit www.csnh.com.