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Filomena Genovese, 92, a longtime member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, died Friday (Dec. 17, 1999) in Life Care Center, Glendale, Ariz.

The former Filomena Iuliano was born in Thompson, Pa., and moved with her family to Italy, where she was educated.

At age 19 she returned to the United States, moving to Niagara Falls, where she lived until 1979, when she moved to Phoenix, Ariz.

Mrs. Genovese enjoyed cooking, needlework, embroidering, crocheting, knitting and gardening.

She was a pioneer member of St. Charles Borromeo Church.

Her husband, Pietro, died in 1966.

Survivors include two sons, Phillip of Phoenix and Joseph of Lewiston; four daughters, Mary Pietrocarlo and Celia Trunzo, both of Phoenix, Julia DelBrocco of Peoria, Ariz., and Nancy Montanar; a sister, Margherita Rossano of Caserta, Italy; 23 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Charles Borromeo Church, 5604 Lindbergh Ave., with prayers at 11 in M.J. Colucci & Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

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