Geraldine Genovesi, age 88, of Templeton Ave., Hempfield Twp., Greenville, passed away Tuesday evening, May 22, 2018 in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. 

She was born in New Castle, PA on August 28, 1929 to Michael and Rose (Tantillo) Catalano.  Gerry was a 1948 graduate of Meadville High School and was a Homemaker. 

As an active member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, she served as a volunteer in the Rectory the past twenty years, had served as the chairperson of Young at Heart and was previously active with CCD and the St. Michael School Booster Club.

She had also been a volunteer at the Good Shepherd Center and had been the past president of Hempfield V.F.D, Auxiliary for fifteen years.

Mass of Christian Burial:
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 5:30pm
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. V. David Foradori, Pastor, as celebrant

The family will receive friends following the mass in
The Gathering Space of the church and also invite all
those in attendance of the mass to join with them for a
funeral dinner at the Knights of Columbus . 

Burial with committal prayers will be private in St. Michael Cemetery, Greenville.

Gerry was an avid bowler and enjoyed painting and playing bingo.  She also loved spending time with her family. 

On May 1, 1954 she married John P. Genovesi, he survives at home.  Also surviving are three sons; Samuel P. Genovesi and his wife Melissa of Greenville, John A. Genovesi and his wife Lynn and Matthew M. Genovesi and his wife Cara, all of Austin, TX and ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son; Michael P. Genovesi and three sisters; Anne Leidy, Rosalyn Thomas and Sylvia Mesarch.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125.



  1. Elik Fooks Elik Fooks
    May 24, 2018    

    John, moms are so special people in our life. Jane and I are deeply saddened by the loss that your family has encountered. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Donna Booker Donna Booker
    May 24, 2018    

    Sam, So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and n your family.

  3. Doug &Mernee McElhinny Doug &Mernee McElhinny
    May 24, 2018    

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you the family

  4. Neighbors, Tom & Debbie Hoffman Neighbors, Tom & Debbie Hoffman
    May 25, 2018    

    Our sincere sympathy to the family. Always enjoyed chatting with Gerri if we ran into each other at the store or outside getting the mail. Ours prayers are with you all.

  5. David Kaulen David Kaulen
    May 25, 2018    

    Sorry to hear about Gerry’s passing. She will be missed by all. My prayers are with her family and God Bless

  6. Joyce Genovesi Joyce Genovesi
    June 20, 2018    

    My condolences to the Genovesi Family in you time of lost.

  7. John Genovesi John Genovesi
    July 28, 2023    

    we miss you mom. your son, John

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