October 10, 1922 ~ November 11, 2021
Born in: Brooklyn, NY
Resided in: Smithtown, NY
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mary, age 99 of Smithtown, NY. Mary passed away peacefully on November 11, 2021, with her family by her side after a very full, well lived life.
Mary was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 10, 1922, to Angelina and Steven Genco.
Mary met the love her life Jim at “Club 1304” on Myrtle Avenue in Brooklyn. They were married on June 8, 1957. After they got married, they moved to Maspeth Queens. They lived in Maspeth for 10 years.
They moved to Massapequa where Mary became Mom to Steven. She raised Steven with love and devotion with her husband Jim. Mary enjoyed working part-time for a doctor’s office for many years.
After retirement Mary and Jim moved to Smithtown, NY to be closer to their son and granddaughters. She will always be remembered for her kind, sweet, loving heart. She loved everyone she met. She loved sending cards to all her friends and family for every occasion. She was known for her outstanding cooking, especially her chicken cutlets! She loved to play all kinds of cards. She was most proud of her granddaughters Jillian (20) and Jenna (17).
She is survived by her husband Jim, son Steven, daughter in law Deanna, granddaughters Jillian and Jenna, her sister Antoinette, many nieces and nephews and friends whom she adored.