Antoinette "Anne" Marie (Camerota) Genzale
Feb 28, 1923 – May 19, 2014
Antoinette Marie (Camerota) GENZALE
Age 91, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on May 19th. She was born in Atena Lucana, Italy on February 28th 1923. She settled in Seattle’s Rainer Valley (garlic gulch), attended Coleman Elementary School and Franklin High School where she met and fell in love with the love of her life Antonio (Tony) Genzale. They were married on Valentine’s Day, 1942 and settled in the Burien area where she has resided till her passing.
Anne is preceded in death by her husband Tony, daughter Diane Cunningham, son Anthony and Grandson Anthony William, Sister Louise (Camerota) Rice. She has two surviving children Frank (Sue) and Roxann Genzale (Johnny); 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, Brother John Camerota Jr., daughter-in-law Suzy Genzale, numerous nieces and nephews and “Max”. She enjoyed bowling, traveling, cooking and spending time with her family and friends at her cabin on Lake Wooten. She played cards every Saturday night for over 40 years with the “poker gang” and was a lifetime member of Sons of Italy Lodge and St. Francis of Assisi Parrish. Mom was the heart of our family and her courage and determination will always be remembered. She touched many lives and will be dearly missed by all.
Rosary will be held at St. Francis of Assisi on June 2nd at 7:00 P.M. and Mass of Christian Burial also at St. Francis on June 3rd at 10:30 A.M. Donations may be made to Highline Relay for Life “Team Carmen for a Cure” or Highline Medic One.
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