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VARRASA, Genevieve (Berarde)

VARRASA - Genevieve
(nee Berarde)
Age 96, of Amherst, NY, August 23, 2014, at Beechwood Continuing Care, beloved wife of the late Thomas Varrasa; dearest mother of Judy (Charles) Riggi and James Varrasa; grandmother of five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; dearest sister of Rose Russo, Mary Kempton, Diane Pohlman, Domonic DeMarco, Frank Demarco, Pat Berarde and the late Sarah Cullinan; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Genevieve was an employee of the Country Club of Buffalo for 25 years. Prior to that, Gen and her husband, Tom, owned and operated the Del-Ti Restaurant. Mrs. Varrasa was active in the Romulus Ladies' Auxiliary and was a member of the Par Club. She was also a founding member of St. Amelia's Senior Group and an active member of the St. Christopher's Seniors. She chaired many social and fundraising events at both parishes. She was also a member of St. Christopher's Honor Guard. In addition, she was a volunteer for the Erie County Board of Elections. Mrs. Varrasa was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing cards with her friends in recent years. She was a frequent visitor to family and friends in hospitals. Gen was a woman of incredible strength, determination and love. She will be missed by many. The family would like to give thanks to all her loyal caregivers, especially Peggy Kleiber and Gail Clark. A Memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by VICTORIAN PARK.

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