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Jocqualene Banks passed away peacefully on January 28, 2023.
She is predeceased by her parents, William and Beulah Smith; brother, William “Bill” Jr; and her husband, Leo. Survived by her children: Leo (Yael Goldberg) Banks, Jr., Lamont (Sharlene) Banks, and Leonard (Patama) Banks; grandchildren: Zeév and Nadav, Sarah, Jessica, Adam and Aaron, and Arianne; a host of great-grandchildren; as well as her siblings, Curtis (Adrienne) Smith, Beverly Smith and Ivan Smith.
Jocqualene was born in Cumberland, Maryland in August of 1937. She moved with her family to Rochester at age 10 and then married Leo in 1956. She spent over 20 years working for the U.S. Government and was a proud founding member of the Clarissa Street Union.
Memorial Service to be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. 3325 Winton Road South. Private interment at a later date.