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Jesse James Jacko
August 24, 1988 ~ October 17, 2023 (age 35) 35 Years Old
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In Loving Memory of Jesse James Jacko
August 24, 1988 - October 17, 2023
Beloved son of Calvin Mcwatch and Evelyn Jacko
Predeceased by grandparents Jacob
and Bessie (Gaiashk) Jacko, Gordon and Elizabeth (Desmoulin) Mcwatch; godparents Isaac
and Dorothy Pitawankwat; uncles Chester, Warren, Armand, and baby Clifford Mcwatch, Philip
and Cornelius Jacko, Alex and Jerome Gaiashk;
and cousin Mikey
Will be dearly missed by sister Cecily Jacko (Jay), and dearest nieces Aleshanee and Savannah;
aunts Doreen (Mark), Theresa, Valerie (Peter),
and Phyllis (Wally) Jacko; Linda, Mary,
and Carol Mcwatch; and uncle Glen (Cathy) Mcwatch. Loved by his many cousins
and close friends, near and far.
Jesse was a proud member of the family at Blake Boultbee Youth Outreach Service in Toronto, and will be so missed by his long time counsellors and friends, Rod Cohen and Tiffany Boxx, and his special mentor and friend, Daniel Egan. He first walked through their doors at 13 years of age, and from that point shared his passions for life, in film and music, food and cooking, humour, science fiction, family, natural science, the electrical trade, great television series, and social justice.
Jesse was passionate about and devoted to MMA, mixed martial arts, spending the last decade studying and training, including having many amateur fights. He was a proud member of the community at Primal Gym Toronto and will be missed by his peers and the staff there.
Family and friends will gather
at Rabbit Island Centre
On October 21, 2021 from 5:30pm
On October 23, 2023 at 11:00am
with burial at
Upper Wikwemikong Cemetery to follow.