Jacqueline Malonson


Obituaries / Mar. 16, 2017 9:03am EDT

Rochester—Jacqueline Marie (Cole) Malonson, 82, passed away on February 23, 2017 at Rutland Regional Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Rutland.

She was born on July 20, 1934 in Ashland, N.H., the daughter of Harry Cote Sr. and Rose (Ruell) Cote. She graduated from Ashland High School in the Class of 1952.

Jackie married her husband of 50 years, Gerald Malonson, on October, 24 1954. They were blessed with eight loving children. She was a homemaker for many years, and was cherished and adored by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Jackie’s unconditional love and devotion to her family was admired by everyone she knew.

She was predeceased by her parents, Rose and Harry Cote Sr.; her husband, Gerald Malonson; two sons, Gerald Malonson Jr., and David Malonson; sisters, Theresa Hooker and Harriet Cote; and brothers, Harry Cote Jr., Carroll (Butch) Cote, and David Cote.

Jackie is survived by her children: Diane Bowen and her husband, Marc, of Rochester, James Malonson of Wakefield, Mass., Teresa Bowen and her husband, Eric, of Rochester, John Malonson of Weymouth, Mass., Michael Malonson of Weymouth, Mass., and Tina Lever and her husband, Ron, of Amesbury, Mass.; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is also survived by her siblings: Lucille Crookshanks of West Virginia, Jane Killian of Alabama, Brenda Christian of Maine, Tim Cote of Massachusetts; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family is respecting Jackie’s wishes and will not hold a wake or funeral, but a celebration of life to be held later this summer.

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