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January 22, 1939 - May 9, 2023
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Anna Jean Genovese, 84, of Dunmore, died Tuesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 64 years is Robert Genovese.
Born Jan. 22, 1939, in Jefferson Twp., daughter of the late Ralph and Geraldine Mattan Klein, Ann was a graduate of the one room schoolhouse in Jefferson Twp. Ann worked in the garment industry for several years and was a union shop steward before taking on the most important role in her life, that of being a mother. Very active in the Dunmore United Methodist Church, she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School for many years. Ann was proud of her member in Eastern Star.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Ann treasured her time raising her family and especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Ann loved animals and enjoyed gardening. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Surviving are her children, Chad Genovese and fiancée, Rachel, Taylor; and Cindy Destefano, Carbondale; granddaughter, Jackie Debeaubien and husband, Chris; great-grandchildren, Emma and Max; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by siblings, Teddy, Russell, Gertrude and Lois.
A Celebration of Ann’s Life will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 125 N. Main Ave., Scranton, with Rev. Paul Molter officiating. Inurnment at a later date will be in Dunmore Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, South Abington Twp., PA 18411.