Donald F. Genet

Donald F. Genet

NORTON -- Donald F. Genet, age 88, passed away on December 31, 2013.

Born on December 31, 1925 in Barberton to Fred E. and Bertha (Dickerhoff) Genet, he was a resident of Norton. Don retired from Seiberling Tire & Rubber in 1980 with 38 years of service, and had also worked for G&S Electric for 20 years. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy. Don loved spending time with his grandkids, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working in his vegetable garden.

Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wanda; great-granddaughter, Olivia Genet; brothers, Richard and Norm Genet; sister, Joanne Tonovitz; and son-in-law, Chuck Taylor; he is survived by his children, Dan (Brenda) Genet of Uniontown, Donna Taylor, Dale (Sharon) Genet of Norton, Donald (Debra) Genet of Clinton; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; brothers, John (Jean) Genet and Joe (Margaret "Pestie") Genet, all of Barberton; sister, Margaret Genet of Wadsworth, Felica Turner of Kentucky; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Private funeral service will be held by the family. Interment at Emanuel United Church of Christ Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a . Online obituary and guest registry are available at (Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-658-2211)

Funeral Home

Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home - Doylestown
132 N. Portage St.  Doylestown, OH 44230

Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Jan. 1 to Jan. 3, 2014