Bedford Hills – Janet Gallichio-Jacobsen, 49, of Bedford Hills, NY, formerly of Yonkers, passed away on Feb. 18. She was born in The Bronx to Francis and Jane Gallichio. She attended Christ the King grammar school, Our Lady of Victory Academy in Dobbs Ferry, and graduated with a B.S. in business from Manhattan College.
She was Region Manager in NY and NJ for V2 Wine Group. In a male-dominant industry, Janet “broke the glass ceiling” for women in spirits and wine sales.
Janet was President of the Bedford Hills Neighborhood Association, where she ran numerous events and raised funds for the community. Janet was a member of the Parish Council at St. Mary of The Assumption Church in Katonah.
She was formerly a member of the Amackassin Club in Yonkers where she won numerous tennis championships at the club in singles and doubles. She was a Division I tennis player in college. With her husband, she loved to golf and boat.
Janet is survived by her devoted spouse, Erik P. Jacobsen; her parents, brothers Michael (Kathleen), Rensselaer, NY; Frank (Christina), their children Kayla and Gavin, Yonkers, NY; and sister Joann, Tampa, FL.
Janet will be remembered by all who loved her for her outgoing personality, generosity, and vivacious disposition.
Visiting hours will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 p.m. and 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Clark Associates Funeral Home, Katonah. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of The Assumption Church in Katonah. Interment will be at Chichester Cemetery, Bedford, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bedford Hills Neighborhood Association, PO Box 414, Bedford Hills, NY 10507.