Jeanette Ector

Jeanette Ector was born on October 13th, 1953 in New York City. She was the daughter of the late Mabell Ector and Beauregard Boyton. Jeanette was raised by the late Gladys and George Ruffin in Hopewell Junction, New York.

After graduating from high school she moved to Poughkeepsie, New York where she met Charles McClinton and to this union was born Quokisha McClinton.

Jeanette moved to the Boston area to receive medical treatment. While in Boston she joined Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain and in spite of her handicap she was a faithful member and participated in several spiritual endeavors. She was a participant in the small group ministry and a devoted prayer missionary.

Jeanette was part of the women’s group at Boston Medical Center. A group of women with similar health that met weekly to support each other. She was also an advocate for those with handicaps and disabilities.

There were many devoted caretakers who helped Jeanette including, Desmond Douglas,  her case coordinator Valerie Berry, a close friend and PCA’s: Jasmine Stewart, Maisha Cox Travia Craig, Tanisha Jacobs and Nilza who was Jeanette’s longtime PCA worker and best friend.

Jeanette leaves behind two daughter: Quokisha McClinton and Andrea Ector; grandchildren: Feyon, Elijah and Aviana. foster siblings Louise Ruffin and Gladys Ruffin. Siblings Regina, Kenneth, James and Josephine Ector who preceded her in death. Jeanette has a host of nieces,  nephews, cousins and friends who will miss her dearly.

Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Saturday, May 19 from 12-1 PM.  The Funeral Service will be begin at 1:00 PM.  Relatives and friends invited.