Rochester: Friday, September 7, 2018 at age 81. Predeceased by her parents, Philip and Mary Schifano; sisters, grace Asel & Rosalie Coleman. Survived by her loving husband, Theodore G. “Ted” Brazak; devoted children, Mark (Jeanine) Gardone, Marilyn Holthe, Michele (Bob) Filarowski, Martin (Sherri) Brazak & Laura (Tom) McLaughlin; grandchildren, Renae Brazak, Leslie Brazak, Philip Gardone, Nicholas Gardone, Patrick Peacock, Theodore Holthe, Tylor Holthe, Matthew McLaughlin & Trevor McLaughlin; great-grandson; Roman; brother-in-law’s, Robert & Raymond (Patricia) Brazak; many nieces, nephews, cousins; dear friends. Jackie was a dance teacher, ballet dancer and an artist. She was a member of the Rochester Garden Club and enjoyed creating and arranging flowers. She was very talented and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Jackie’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, September 15th 9:30 AM at St. Jude Church 4100 Lyell Road. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com

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  1. Dear Uncle Ted, Mark, Michele and Laura, I’m so deeply sorry for your loss. She loved all of you as deeply as I know you loved her. She lived a full life filled with love and creativity. I know she’s beyond pain and suffering now, being reunited with her dear sisters and parents. I wish her the brightest of blessings as she embarks on the most exquisite journey of all. ❤

  2. Dear Laura and Family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful lady. She is dancing in heaven pain free!!

  3. jackie was a beautiful women,she never turned me away.it was great to no her as a child,and a grown women.i pray for your family,and may GOD be with you all.

  4. Dear Marilyn… this is Judy Spinks from San Bernardino. If you are the correct Marilyn I want you to know I have been trying to locate you and in doing so found the obituary of whom I believe to be your Mother. I am so sorry for your loss and would love to talk to you to offer my condolences more personally. If you know who I am please make contact so we can reconnect. If I have reached out to the wrong Marilyn Holte please forgive my intrusion.

  5. Dear Laura, Mark, Michele, Marty, Ted, and Family … this is Mike Viola. Jackie was a wonderful woman that I have the fondest memories of from my younger years. She gave me nothing but Love and was more like a mother to me than just the mother of my girlfriend in high school when I was part of all your lives for several years almost 30 years ago. I have never forgotten how special of a lady she was and how she showed it to me whenever I was around her. I just found out of her passing today 01-19-19 and I wanted to express my condolences to all of you. I will always hold a special place for her in my heart and memories. God Bless her soul. My thoughts are with all of you – my best to all of you and your families.

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