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Genevieve A. McNerney

AGE: 87 • Middletown

Genevieve A. McNerney, 87, of Middletown, passed away peacefully on December 15, 2016, at home surrounded by family. She was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Bernard and Irene (Gough) Griffin. She attended Catherine McAuley High School, Brooklyn, NY and moved to Hazlet, NJ in 1958 to start a family. Genevieve loved to read and belonged to several book clubs. She also volunteered her time in numerous ways, including reading to children in the Red Bank and Middletown school systems. As a woman of strong faith, she was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua RC Church in Red Bank. She worked as a secretary at Temple Shalom in Matawan for 20 years.

She is predeceased by her husband; Vincent McNerney. Surviving are her loving children; Brian McNerney and wife Laurie, Terence and wife Susan, Eileen Rasmussen, Neil and wife Patricia, Mary Dunn and husband Charles, Francine Reinecke and husband Francis; her 16 beloved grandchildren; Sean, Liam, Sarah, Elizabeth, Erin, Andrew, Wesley, Ina, Rachel, Jennifer, Christine, Catherine, Charles, Ashley, Vincent and Taylor. Also surviving are her six cherished great grandchildren; Grace, Tompkins, Griffin, Isabella, Beau and Colton. She also leaves behind a great friend, Georgie Gilmartin, who always put a smile on her face.

Visitation will be held at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701 on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua RC Church in Red Bank on Friday, December 23, 2016 at 10 AM. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Middletown. Please visit Genevieve's memorial website available at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 18, 2016
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