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Carmela Genna

April 9, 1927 ~ April 19, 2020 (age 93)


Carmela Genna April 9, 1927 - April 19, 2020

Carmela passed away unexpectedly on April 19th 2020 at Ocean Medical,Brick New Jersey due to complications of covid-19. Prior to her passing she was a resident at Leisure Park, Lakewood, NJ.

Carmela was pre-deceased by her husband Joseph Genna who passed in 1995. She lived in Colonia section of Woodbridge for over 30 years where she raised her three children in a loving home. Carmela worked alongside her husband who founded Genna Cleaners in Woodbridge.

She was pre-deceased by her sister Betty Pantano, brother Jack Tamburello and leaves her sister whom she cherished Joann DeFusco of Sarasota, Florida.

She is survived by her three children Gerard Genna, his wife Robin, daughter Carol and husband Rich and Daughter Diane (Dee). She had six grandchildren that were all so special to her, Brian, Christopher, Stacey, Matt, Melanie and Austin and 1 Great grandchild Summer. She had many nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.

Carmela was so loved by everyone, she was a gentle, kind soul who never used a bad word or said a negative word about anyone. She will be greatly missed by all her family especially her children and grandchildren whom she spent many happy and memorable holidays and family time.

She volunteered at Rahway Hospital for over 15 years and she loved  her work there as well as spending time with her  good friends. They shared more laughs than work.

At this time, there will be no viewing or ceremony. There will be a memorial to celebrate her joyous life at a later date to be determined.

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