Jenna Pelikan, a devoted animal lover hailing from South Windsor, Connecticut, committed her life to making a difference for our furry friends. Tragically, on Monday, October 9, 2023, she passed away in her hometown under circumstances that remain a mystery. Her family and friends grieve her loss and reflect upon the legacy she leaves behind.
Jenna Pelikan wholeheartedly supported the Sadie Mae Foundation, a nonprofit organization specializing in finding forever homes for dogs in need. She further extended her love and care as a dedicated foster mom, nurturing countless dogs under the Sadie Mae banner.
She went above and beyond, attending every adoption event, and her heartwarming write-ups and videos illuminated each dog’s unique personality and requirements. Jenna was also a tireless advocate for dogs at the Hartford pound, championing their cause with unwavering determination. Her compassion, kindness, and profound reverence for all living creatures left an indelible mark.
Jenna Pelikan is survived by her immediate family, including three siblings, and her cherished canine companions, Ginny and Calypso. She also leaves behind a community of friends and colleagues who deeply admired her unyielding passion and unwavering dedication. Jenna’s presence in the realm of animal rescue was a shining beacon that will be profoundly missed but forever etched in our hearts.
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