Genevieve Rae Orcena

Genevieve Rae Orcena

MARION: Genevieve Rae Orcena, age 86, of Marion passed away on Friday, January 18, 2013, at 10:38 a.m. in her home.

She was born in Ironton, Ohio on July 25, 1926 to Garland D. and Mary (Sparling) Elkins. Genevieve married Frank T. Orcena in 1947 and he preceded her in death. She was an avid golfer. When not playing golf she enjoyed traveling, outdoor gardening, and very much enjoyed cooking for her family. Genevieve was employed for over 30 years with the Quaker Oats Company before retiring in 1988.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Anne (Randy) Hawkins of Marion, Oh. and her children, Julie & Michael Davis, and daughter, Carla Rae Obrien-Jay and her children, Dominique & Sonya, four additional grandchildren, Jacquie, Jynger, Jolia, & Jade Orcena who are the children of her deceased son, Michael Frank Orcena; a brother, Marvin (Janet) Elkins of Marion, Oh., and three grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Douglas & Donald Elkins.

Genevieve's daily companions were her beloved dog, Sonny and her cat, Honey.

Friends may call at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 23rd, from 4-8 p.m. Pastor Keith Irey will conduct the funeral service in the funeral home on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. with burial to follow in the Marion Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Orcena Family to assist with expenses. Condolences may be expressed at:

Published in the Marion Star on Jan. 21, 2013