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Rachelle Rebecca Holden

September 25, 1934October 22, 2020

Rachelle Rebecca Holden (“Shelli”), 86, passed away peacefully on October 22, 2020 at her home in Manhattan. Born on September 25, 1934 in Brooklyn, Shelli graduated from James Madison High School in Brooklyn. After high school, she attended Henley & Brown where she received her certificate in court reporting. Shelli ran Esquire Reporting Company with her beloved late husband Walter and was a pioneer in modernizing the court reporting industry. As a result, Esquire grew into one of the premier court reporting agencies in the country. Shelli enjoyed gardening, travelling, the beach, cooking and collecting Asian art. Shelli is survived by her daughter Vanessa of Manhattan. There will be no funeral service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Thirteen (PBS) or Ocean Conservancy. Condolences can be left on Shelli’s online guest book at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel.

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jim wynn

November 3, 2020

My condolences on your loss. I remember your mom from my days living in Seagate, when I was a kid over 50 years ago. I think you lived on Poplar ave. Your mom was a close friend of my mom ESTA, and I remember how nice Shelly was to her. My mom never drove a car so Shelly took me, probably at age 10 and my mom to the ASPCA to adopt a dog. I also remember once going with my mom to maybe Fire Island to see your mom there. We went clamming in the bay. Your mom was special to my folks and I remember her for that. I also remember your dog Zompano?? Long time memories but, very fond ones. Once again, sorry for your loss.

Amy Rubin

November 2, 2020

Dear Vanessa,

I was saddened to read of your Mom's passing. My sincere condolences. Your parents will always hold a special place in
my heart. Just this morning, I went through a few photos I have from one of my weekend visits to Fair Harbor. Fun, kind, and generous -- that's how I remember them.

Amy Rubin

Carol Greenberg

November 1, 2020

I remember Shelli as an avid gardener who loved her house on Fire Island which was clearly so evident if you had been to the house! Her daughter Vanessa was the best ever to her mother! Shelli ,Rest In Peace!
Carol Greenberg

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