MANCHESTER - Genevieve M. "Jennie" St. Gelais, 89, died Feb. 14, 2014, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack following a brief illness.
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She was born in Manchester on Jan. 17, 1925, the daughter of Delphis and Odiana (Gagnon) St. Gelais. She was educated in local schools and had been a lifelong resident of this city.
Prior to her retirement she had been employed as a first line supervisor for Sylvania.
She was an avid golfer and played until 2013 and was a longtime member of the Intervale County Club. She loved playing cards, bowling and was a skier in her younger years and a world traveler.
Members of her family include two brothers, Maurice M. St. Gelais of Manchester and Louis A. St. Gelais and his wife Cecile of Laconia; a sister-in-law Mary St. Gelais of Gilford and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. She was predeceased by three brothers Florien, Marcel and Lionel St. Gelais.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be Saturday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the J.N. Boufford & Sons Funeral Home, 110 Bridge St.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. in St. Hedwig Church, Beech Street. Committal prayers will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Teresa Rosebush c/o Precious Blood Monastery, 700 Bridge St., Manchester, 03104. For more information please visit www.bouffordfuneralhome.com.
J.N. Boufford & Sons
110 Bridge Street
Manchester, NH 03101-1631
Published in Union Leader on Feb. 20, 2014