Born in San Diego, CA Madeline graduated from Grossmont High School in 1950.
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She was 81. She moved to Paradise, CA in 1972, where she lived until 2005 when she moved to Chico.
She worked for many years as a manager at many Paradise area dental offices. She volunteered at Enloe Hospital and St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael H. Genna, who passed away in 1988.
Madge, as she was known by all who loved her, is survived by five children: Steven (Susie) Genna of Orland, Cindy (Rod) Alderson of Chico, Mike Genna of Paradise, Lynette (Paul) Bettencourt of Eagle, ID and Dan (Jodi) Genna of Paradise. She had 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She spent the last six months of her life at Amber Grove Place where she received exceptional and loving care from the entire staff.
A rosary will be held Wednesday, April 24th at 7 pm at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 767 Elliott Rd., Paradise. The funeral will be held there the following day, Thursday, April 25th at 10:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made in Madeline's name to Butte Home Health and Hospice or St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Published in Paradise Post from Apr. 24 to May 23, 2013