JACKOWITZ, Jerome "Jerry", age 81 of Valrico, died August 22, 2017. Mr. Jackowitz came to Florida 16 years ago from his native New York. He was a film editor. Survivors include his beloved wife of 25 years, Sarah Valentine, sons and daughters-in-law, Andrew & Lori Jackowitz of New York, Russell & Dianne Jackowitz of W. Palm Beach, Matthew & Teresa Jackowitz of Hawthorne, NY and Evan & Renee Jackowitz Rhode Island, his brother, Robert Jackowitz of Levittown, NY, ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services and interment were held in New York. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Big Cat Rescue, 12802 Easy Street, Tampa, FL 33625.