Spencerport: Jytte Lise (Gudnitz) Palazzolo lost a long, courageous battle with cancer on May 20, 2013 at the age of 75. She passed peacefully in her home. She is predeceased by her parents, Knud and Karen Gudnitz, daughter-in-law, Anne Becnel Palazzolo, and brother-in-laws, Ralph Palazzolo and Bent Bach. Jytte is survived by her loving husband, George Palazzolo, children: Mark Palazzolo, Yvonne (Delano) Pohlson, and Tina Leiker, and four grandchildren: Michael Palazzolo, Maddison Leiker, Nicholas Leiker and Alexander Pohlson. Surviving family includes sisters: Inge Gudnitz, Hanna Gudnitz, Bente Gudnitz, Sonja (Raul) Bach de Vera, and Marianne Gudnitz; brothers: Erling (Merete) Gudnitz and Gert (Ingrid) Gudnitz; brother-in-law, Sebastian (Ross) Palazzolo; sister-in-laws, Lucy (Louis) Giglio and Sandy Palazzolo and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Jytte met George while he served in the US Army in Germany. After a wonderful romance, they married in Denmark November 27, 1960. Jytte courageously immigrated to the United States where she and George began their family. Jytte was all a family could ever wish for as a mother and wife. She lived a life of self-sacrifice in order to provide for her children and husband. Her kindness and compassion for others will always be remembered as well as her endless love for her family and friends. Having her with us has added to our humanity, and the loss of her can only be equaled by the love that she brought to us and everyone around her. Jytte's visitation will be held, Wednesday, May 22nd, 4-8 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. Her Memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, May 23rd, 9:30 A.M. at St. Theodore's Church at 168 Spencerport Road, Rochester, NY 14606. A reception will follow Mass. Interment will be held privately in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. The family wishes to thank all of her caregivers, especially those at Highland Hospital and the Wilmot Cancer Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center, URMC, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642.

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. We had the pleasure of being your neighbor for several years and were graced by this lovely lady’s charm.
    We will miss her very much and prey for your well being
    .God bless this family for they have lost a truely remarkable lady.
    Bob and JoAnne Ford

  2. Rest in peace Jytte, I am saddened to hear of your passing.

    My thoughts are with you George, Mark, Tina and Yvonne and the rest of the family. I had hoped to visit you all in Rochester but it somehow has not come to pass, so it is a very long time since I last met you but you are often in my thoughts.

    Love Allan and family

  3. So sorry to hear this, the whole family is in my prayers.Jytte was a wonderful, sweet lady and I will miss her so much. God bless you all Love you. Kendra Prosen.

  4. When I heard Jytte had passed after spending time with her and seeing how much she loved you all, and the loved she recieved from all of you, she was definitely a very blessed woman. She held on as long as she could, not wanting to leave her beautiful family. When I met her, I could tell she was very special, you could see it in her eyes, she will be remembered always as one of my most favorite! God bless you all!
    My deepest sympathy,
    Kim Lilly

  5. Jytte, I will always remember you as the nicest, sweetest, and caring person I have ever known. I couldn’t have asked for a better mother-in-law. You will always be with me in my thoughts and I thank you for the truly beautiful person you are. With much love!

  6. My thoughts and prayers go out to Uncle George, Mark, Yvonne and Tina. Aunt Jytte was a remarkably kind and generous person who will be sadly missed by all that knew her.

  7. Although it has been many years since I last was with Jytte in Danmark,
    she have always had a warm place in my heart.
    My mom always related to me, about the Christmas cards and phone calls, that she and Jytte exchanged every year in December.
    I’m sad I didn’t get to meet Jytte in these later years.
    My heartfelt thoughts and prayers George, Yvonne, Mark and Tina.
    I continue to send loving energy for Jytte’s passing over.

    Yvonne Jensen Teplitsky and family

  8. Our Family is so Saddened to here of Jytte’s passing, we all remember what a sweet person she was, it was always a pleasure being in her company .Our thoughts and prayers are with your Family. Love Katie Pierce and Her


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