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Genevieve (Potts) Brunetti

August 6, 1918 ~ October 20, 2018 (age 100)
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Funeral Services for Genevieve “Jean” Brunetti (nee Potts) age 100, of Wickliffe, will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday October 24, 2018 at The Orlando-Donsante Funeral Home 29550 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe. Mrs. Brunetti passed away peacefully October 20, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Genevieve was born in McKees Rocks, PA on August 6, 1918.

Her family moved to Ohio when she was a child and was a graduate of Harvey High School in Painesville. After marrying her husband Phil in 1937, she raised her family in Wickliffe. She was a secretary at Worden Elementary School for 18 years. After retiring, she and her husband moved to Fort Myers, FL. Genevieve lived there until 1988 and moved back to Wickliffe. Jean enjoyed playing Bridge and Golf, but most of all she enjoyed her family.

Genevieve was the dearest mother of Carol S. (Joseph) Carroscia and Connie M. (Mario) Ciano; devoted grandmother of Vicky (Tim) Roach, Christine (Dan) McKinley, Joseph M. (Kelly) Carroscia, Nick (Michelle) Carroscia, Dina (Chris) Vanjo, Phil (Amy) Ciano, Anna (Ric) Arcadi, Angela (Brendan) Hill, Gia (Carmen) Cefaratti and Mario Ciano; devoted great grandmother of 26 and great-great grandmother of 3;

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Phillip A.; parents Earl and Ora (nee Graffius) Potts; and her eight siblings.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday October 24 from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. Private inurnment in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jean’s memory to the Hospice of the Western Reserve P.O. BOX 72101 Cleveland, OH 44192 or to Birthright Lake, Inc. 7237 Industrial Park Blvd. Mentor, Ohio 44060.

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Donations may be made to:

Hospice of the Western Reserve
P.O. BOX 72101, Cleveland OH 44197
Tel: 1-800-707-8922

Birthright Lake, Inc.
7237 Industrial Park Blvd., Mentor OH 44060
Tel: 1-440-975-9055

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