A memorial Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 8500 Main St., Clarence, for Jennifer Elizabeth Neill, who died Thursday in the crash of Flight 3407. She was 34.
Born in Buffalo, she attended Clarence public schools, where she excelled in dance and demonstrated natural musical abilities, her family said.
She was the first chair flutist in the Clarence High School Band and also played softball and basketball.
Graduating in 1998 from the University at Buffalo, she received a bachelor's degree in health science. She also received an associate degree in physical therapy from Geneseo State College, then worked in the physical therapy department at Women and Children's Hospital.
For the past several years, Ms. Neill had worked at Schering-Plough as a pharmaceutical sales representative, positioning herself in the top 4 percent of national sales.
Ms. Neill and her fiance, Todd Eacker, were awaiting the birth of their son at the end of May, her family said.
In addition, she is survived by her parents, James L. and Mary J.; and two brothers, Maj. Patrick L. and Brenden L.