Jacqueline Combemale,36, a noted dog and horse breeder here and abroad, died of cancer Sept. 11 at her dog and horse breeder here and home. Bergerac Farm, in New Baltimore, Fauquier County.
She had lived there since 1975 after returning from Europe where she had spent five years while her husband, Navy Cdr. Jean-Loup Combemale, was stationed in Naples and Paris.
Before going to Europe, they had lived near Tysons Corner in Fairfax County while Cdr. Combemale attended the Defense Intelligence School here.
Mrs. Combemale was active in showing breeding dachshunds and Old English sheepdogs.While in Europe, she was a correspondent for several Amercian dog magazines.
After moving to Fauquier County, she also bred horses and goats. A member of the American Connemara Pony Society, she was responsible in 1976 for importing the most recent blood lines of Connemara ponies from Ireland. She also was a member of the American Dairy Goat Assoication.
Born in Montebello, Calif, Mrs. Combemale was a graduate of Porterville Junior College. A legal secretary, she worked for the firm of Bean and Hylton in Arlington until last January.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Pamela Dreo and Joelle and Leslie Combemale, all of the home: her mother, Stella Root, a brother, Gary Root, and three sisters, Gwen Cole, Lynette Arcure and Lillian Stewart, all of Springville, Calif.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy may be in the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.*