Meadville Tribune

February 8, 2013

Genevieve Guay

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Genevieve Guay, 88, of Meadville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.

She was born on July 16, 1924, in Meadville, a daughter of Albert and Agnes Hetzel Cronin. She married Howard W. Guay on Feb. 26, 1944, and he preceded her in death on March 27, 1994.

Genevieve was a 1942 graduate of Meadville High School. She was a homemaker and had previously worked for the Teamsters Union.

A member of Park Congregational Church, Genevieve enjoyed quilting, knitting and reading.

Survivors include two daughters, Genee McFadden and her husband, Gary, of Longview, Texas, and Cindy Ridgeway and her husband, Ardean, of Saegertown; a sister, Florence Petrillo of Meadville; five grandchildren, Shawn McFadden, Gerad McFadden, Shae McFadden, Nyla Wolfgang and Genna Richards; nine great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Natalie, Stella, Harper, Gabrielle, Terrance, Christopher, Victoria and Monica; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert and Charles Cronin; and three sisters, Elizabeth Parsell, Ruth Hanks and Pearl Curry.

Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville.

The funeral and committal service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Park Congregational Church, 1040 Washington St., Meadville, with the Rev. David Bault, pastor of Abundant Life Fellowship, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Park Congregational Church, 1040 Washington St., Meadville, Pa. 16335; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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