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Genevieve R. Phelps

Genevieve R. Phelps WATERFORD - Genevieve R. Phelps, 83, of Linda Lane died Tuesday June 11, 2013 at Albany Medical Center. Born in Augusta, Maine she was the daughter of the late Honore and Zella Campbell Begin. When she was a young girl her family moved to this area and settled in the Northside section of Waterford. Genny was a homemaker and a very talented artisan and crafter. Her afghans, doilies and even prom gowns were without equal. A friendly person, all were welcome into her home, even workers who might be doing road repairs in the area were invited in to sample her delicious pies with homemade crust. She was the widow of Rolland C. Phelps who died in 2003 and devoted mother of Darline Garrity (Bill) of Wilton and Rolland W. Phelps (Jane) of Troy. She was the sister of Victor Begin of Waterford, Barbara Eliason (Phil) of Maine, the late Mary, Blandine, Theresa, Leo, Raymond and Muriel. She was the proud grandmother of Bill Garrity (Anne), Katie Garrity and Amanda Phelps and great grandmother of Dorothy, Genevieve and Aadin. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte. 32), Waterford. Interment will be in Albany Rural Cemetery. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Friday prior to the service from 9 to 11 a.m. To express your sympathy or share a treasured memory, visit Brendesefuneralhome.com

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Published in The Record on June 12, 2013
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