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Michael F. Jaquay

December 22, 1948 October 27, 2018
Michael F. Jaquay
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Michael F. Jaquay
Brookfield-Michael F. Jaquay, 69, a life resident of Brookfield, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
He was born at the New Berlin Hospital on December 22, 1948, the son of the late Alfred F. “Buck” and Alma H. Burgess Jaquay. Mike was a graduate of Brookfield Central School. Following high school, Mike entered the United States Army, serving in Vietnam, and continued to serve his Country until his retirement in 1991. On February 9, 1974, in Waterville, Mike married the love of his life, Jacqueline Townsend. Following his retirement, Mike and his family returned home to Brookfield. He enjoyed all the nature that Brookfield provided including; gatherings at “Camp,” hunting, and fishing. Mike also enjoyed, after all the years of being away in the Army, being close to his parents and other family members. Mike was a member of the Clinton VFW Post 9591. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, and friend. He will be deeply missed by all that loved him.
Mike is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years Jackie, his children: Michael A. Jaquay and his wife Roseann, of Bridgewater, Jaime Jaquay-Trudell, of Brookfield, Shelley Jaquay, of Brookfield, Moreen Jaquay-Trainer and her husband Joe of PA, and Marc Bikowsky and his wife Danielle, of Hamilton; his sister Penny Stiles and her husband Pete, of Homer, his aunts Sylvia Crandall and her husband Jim, of Waterville, Myrtle Furness, of Waterville, Laura Stetson, of North Brookfield, and Lilly Johnson, of Waterville; as well as thirteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Mike was predeceased by his parents, Buck and Alma. His sister, Ernestine Jellerson passed away on the same day as Mike.
Graveside burial services with Military Honors will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, at the South Brookfield Cemetery, with Rev. Mark Thall officiating. There will be no public calling hours. Following the interment services, “A Celebration of Mike’s Life” will be held at the Johnson-Rogers American Legion, Post 1492, 10789 Miner Road, Brookfield. Funeral services are under the direction of the Paul Funeral Home of Brookfield.
In memory of Mike, consider a donation to either, Bridgewater Fire Dept. Ambulance, P.O. Box 365, Bridgewater, N.Y. 13313, or the Brookfield Fire Dept. Rescue Squad, Brookfield, N.Y. 13314
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3:00 PM 11/1/2018 3:00:00 PM
South Brookfield Cemetery

Morgan Road
West Edmeston, NY 13485

Graveside Service with Military Honors. "A Celebration of Mike's Life" to follow services at the Johnson Rogers America Legion Post 1492, 10789 Miner Road in Brookfield.

South Brookfield Cemetery
Morgan Road West Edmeston 13485 NY
United States

Cemetery Details


South Brookfield Cemetery Final Resting Place

Morgan Road
West Edmeston, NY 13485

Morgan Road West Edmeston 13485 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Brookfield Fire Department Rescue Squad

P.O. Box 78
Brookfield, NY 13314

Bridgewater FD Ambulance

P.O. Box 365
Bridgewater, NY 13313

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