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Genevieve DeSio

Shrewsbury - Genevieve DeSio, 94, of Shrewsbury, passed away on March 16, 2018 in Red Bank. She was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Sesto Pallota and Josephine Ruocco.

Genevieve was a Loan Officer / Administrative Assistant for Republic National Bank in NYC. She moved to Toms River, NJ and was a member of Holiday City West where she was coordinator of the Travel Club and Editor of the community newspaper. She was communicant of St. Josephs RC Church in Toms River. Genevieve loved cooking, sewing and being "Granny".

Genevieve was predeceased by her beloved husband, Rocco DeSio, in 1977 and also by her brothers, Oswald, Joseph and Ralph and her son-in-law, Dominick Barreca. She is survived by her loving children Richard DeSio (Karen) and Joann Barreca. Also surviving are her adoring grandchildren, Gina Sherman (Robert), Philip Barreca (Nicole), Laura King (Adam) and her great grandchildren: Madeline, Peter, Timmy, Christian, Robert, Henry, Gwyneth, Amelia and Teddy.

Visitation will be held at John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave, Red Bank on Monday, March 19, 2018, from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at St. Anthony's R.C. Church in Red Bank on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10 AM with entombment at St. Joseph Cemetery & Mausoleum in Toms River.

In Lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in Genevieve's

memory to , Attn: Memorials Processing,

501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Please visit Genevieve's memorial website at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 18, 2018
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