Genevieve (nee Palombaro) Maccagnano Faas, age 90, formerly of East Amherst, died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Elderwood of Grand Island, surrounded by her family. Born September 3, 1928 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Catherine (nee Grandinetti) Palombaro and was a resident of the Buffalo area for the greater part of her life. Before retiring, Genevieve had been employed at M&T Bank in East Amherst. A member of the Red Hat Society and the church choir, she loved to bowl, golf, go to the casino, and play cards. Dancing and singing were Genevieve's passion.
She was the wife of the late Michael Maccagnano and the late Frederick Faas; mother of Michael Maccagnano of Buffalo, Dennis Maccagnano of Florida, Pamela (Kevin) Summerville of Tonawanda, and Richard Maccagnano of East Amherst; nani to 11 grandchildren, Michelle (Jason Pfeffer) Maccagnano, Jennifer Maccagnano, Jill (Mathew) Wark, Melissa (Sean) Moriarty, Julie (Jerry) Crump, Monique Maccagnano, Dennis "Den-Den" Maccagnano, Rachel Maccagnano, Kelly (Shannon Dunn) Maccagnano-Dunn, Jenna Maccagnano, and Jessica Maccagnano; and sister of Millie (Norman Jopp) Palombaro and the late Pasquale (Elizabeth) Palombaro and Frank (Doris) Palombaro. Also nani to 13 great-grandchildren and survived by many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 4-8 PM Tuesday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM Wednesday at St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church, 150 Broad Street at Clinton Park, Tonawanda; the Rev. James Hassett officiating. Entombment will be cared for privately at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, 6215 Sheridan Drive, Suite 100, Buffalo, NY 14221, are preferred by the family.
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Alzheimer's Association of WNY
6215 Sheridan Drive, Suite 100, Buffalo NY 14221