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Obituary - Elizabeth A. (Betty) Del Genis

Elizabeth A. (Betty) Del Genis

Date of Passing: July 1st, 2009

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Elizabeth A. (Betty) Del Genis, 79, of Utica, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at the Abraham House, with her loving family by her side. She was born March 7, 1930, in Utica, the daughter of the late Frank and Marianna Giuliano Truglio and was a graduate of Thomas R. Proctor High School. On August 25, 1951, in St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church, Utica, she married Anthony J. (Tony) Del Genis, a blessed union of 57 years. For many years, Betty was a secretary at Gorea Motor Express and later at M & M Transportation. Betty was deeply devoted to her Catholic faith and was a life long parishioner of St. Agnes Church. Betty's family and friends were her world and she helped to make this world a better place for all those she came in contact with. She is survived by her husband, Anthony; three daughters and a son-in-law, Arlene and Tom Bullen of Norfolk, VA, Charmaine Bill and her friend, Kirk White of Utica and Deanna Yaghy and her friend, Tom Roman of Yorkville; a son and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Karla Del Genis of Bristow, VA; a brother, Anthony Truglio of Tampa, FL; six grandchildren and their spouses, Kristyn and Steven Greco, David Mykel, Sylvia and James Tobiasz, James Yaghy, Robert Yaghy, Jr. and Matthew Bullen; two great grandchildren, Adriana Tobiasz and Gianna Greco; her in-laws, Theresa and Fred Valenti of New Hartford, Victoria Del Genis Argen of New York Mills, Josephine Polak of Utica and Angela Jweid of New Hartford; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by a brother, Vincenzo (Jim) Truglio and a sister and brother-in-law, Rose and Tom Conte. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Monday at 10 am at St. Anthony & St. Agnes Church, Utica. Private interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The family will receive visitors at the conclusion of the Mass in the church vestibule. The family wishes to thank the entire staff and volunteers of Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. and the Abraham House for all their wonderful care and compassion. Arrangements are with the Bentz & Amodio Funeral Service, Inc., 470 French Rd., Utica/New Hartford.


I am very sorry I missed the Mass. Betty was a wonderful person. I've known her all my life. Tony, I am very sorry for your loss.
Tom Morosco

Charmaine ~ I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. My condolences and sincerest sympathy to you and your family in this time of sorrow. ~ Jan Padilla
Janet (Hayes) Padilla

Dave & family...We are so very sorry for your tremendous loss.At times like this it seems there are no words to say that could take the pain away or even ease it.But it is with the love from family and friends that share in our grief that gets us through our aching heart.Treasure the beautiful memories you've shared with your precious grandmother and talk about her often for she will always live on through you.May God Bless You All and give you the strength you need to heal through this very difficult time.Your in our thoughts and prayers.
Jody & Bob Martucci

Dave,Charmaine,Billybob and family... I am so sorry for your loss.I know Betty is in a better place and her suffering is over.May god bless your family always especially in this difficult time.
Jesse Flynt

Del & Karla, My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your Mother. She will be remembered for her wonderful sense of humor and devotion to her family. May God bless you all during this difficult time.
Margaret (Cavaretta) Dutton

Charmaine and Deanna - I offer my sincere condolences to you and your family. May it be of comfort to know that your mom will always live on in your memories and forever in your hearts.
JoAnn (Kennedy) Mariano

Anthony, may you find peace and comfort in knowing that your grief is shared by so many. Your mom will be sorely missed. God bless you and your family.
John T. Cocomazzi

Tony, Char, David and very very sorry. Betty's suffering has ended now and she is home with the lord. God bless you all. xoxo
Maria Arrigo