Jack Brilliant

Brilliant, Jack, a lifelong Beacon resident, entered into rest Saturday, March 16, 2013 at his home. He was 75.
Born February 2, 1938 in Beacon, NY, he was the son of the late Eleanor Brilliant.
Jack was a retired Engineering Manager for IBM, Poughkeepsie.
On October 28, 1961, in St. Joachim’s Church, Beacon, he married Rose Marie Kelly. Mrs. Brilliant survives at home.
A devoted New York Giants fan, Jack was also a member of St. Rocco’s Society, Beacon; The Kingston Moose Lodge; and The Anchorage Marina, Kingston.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Kelly Jean Brilliant and her fiance, Michael Kim, of Brookline, MA, and Jaclyn Brilliant and her husband, Anthony Jenks, of Brooklyn, NY. Jack is also survived by two grandchildren, Madeline Brilliant Jenks and Josephine Brilliant Jenks.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 20, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Teller Ave, Beacon, NY, where, at 1:00 pm, funeral services will take place. Reverend Patty Rose will officiate.
Interment will follow in Fishkill Rural Cemetery, Fishkill.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Teller Ave., Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179.
To leave an online condolence or for directions, please visit www.libbyfuneralhome.com

Date Of Service
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508

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  1. Genie & Ron Dumoulin says:

    Our sympathy, Kelly and to your family. We were sorry to hear about Jackie. Our thoughts are with you.

  2. William Reiner says:

    My sincerest sympathies to Rose Marie and her family

  3. John & Mo Gibbons says:

    The laughter John had with his partner Jack, the e-mails, spiders, keep off the grass, and the business venture of going to the moon. Fond memories we will always have. You will be missed dear friend. Thoughts and prayers to Kelly and family.

  4. Louza Moussouris Kinas and family says:

    Dear Mrs. Brilliant, Kelly, and Jackie,
    I was so sorry to hear the news of Mr. Brilliant’s passing. I have nice memories of him when we were all growing up at Southern Dutchess. I am so happy I was able to reconnect with Kelly. My daughter is a huge Giants fan and I always think of you guys especially Mr. Brilliant when she watches the games. Best regards, Louiza

  5. Louise Tooley says:

    Kelly and Family. Our prayers are with you and your family…Jack will deffinately be missed especially the emails that I got from him….I keep looking for one when I go into my emails
    Love Louise and Jim

  6. Peggy Trama says:

    Mrs. Brilliant, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Jack was a wonderful man & he fought so very hard to stay here with you, but at last he is out of pain & no longer suffering. I was thinking of him on Saturday too. My deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. Peggy from the Infusion Center.

  7. Toni Ann and Ben Zoleski says:

    Kelly, Kelly Jean , Jackie and families our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  8. Alex & Dru Kambouris says:

    We are lost for words, for words cannot express the loss we feel. Jack, you were not only a family friend you were and always will be family. I need not to state all the good times, laughs and memories we have created over the years for you and us will always have them in our thoughts and always in our hearts. You will always be missed but never forgotten dear friend. Your absence in our lives is a large one but til we meet again our memories will always carry us through the rough days and always be present on the good days. We love you which was always ‘going without saying.’ Til we meet again good friend, your memories will carry us and we know that for the memories that have not yet to come you will always be above watching and laughing along aside of us. As of Kelly she always knows if she needs to talk, we have ears, when she needs to cry, we have shoulders for her to lean on and when she needs a laugh we will be there to laugh beside her. We love you and the family dearly for you are family.

    Always and forever you all are in our hearts,
    Alex, Dru & Family

  9. Faye Sisson says:

    So sorry to hear that Jack had passed away. I worked with him in IBM in the early sixties and he was a good person and man. Always there to help if needed. My prayers and thoughts will be the complete family of Jack’s. God bless you.

  10. Ranny &Mickey Ranalli says:

    Dear Kelly and Kids, so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. Betty & Bob Strang says:

    We would like to express our deepest sympathies.
    Our thoughts and best wishes are with you, Rose Marie.

  12. Dr. Joshua and Susan Fried says:

    Dear Rose Marie and Family,
    We are so sorry to learn this sad news. Please know that you are in our thoughts at this most difficult time

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