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Official Obituary of

Elaine "Ma" (Friedman) Genova

October 9, 1935 ~ May 4, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Elaine Genova Obituary

Elaine Friedman “Ma” Genova, age 87, passed away on Thursday morning at Transitions Life Center in Raleigh. Born in Glen Cove, NY, she was the daughter of the late Harry Friedman and the late Miriam Friedman and wife of the late John Genova. Elaine was formerly employed with GlaxoSmithKline.

A service to celebrate her life will be announced at a later date and a visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home in Garner, NC.

Elaine is survived her son, Steven Louis Capozzi and wife, Denise; a daughter, Susan Perry;  grandchildren, Terri Kornegay and Remi Perry; great grandchildren, Jennifer Williams, Adam Edwards, Zion Kornegay and Israel Graham; and her great great grandchildren, Savannah Eaton, Marrysah Eaton, Aaliyah Edwards and Madelyn Kornegay; along with a niece, Sherrie Starr and a nephew, Nathan Friedman .

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Fresenius Kidney Care, 400 Keisler Dr., Ste. 100, Cary, NC 27518.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Genova family and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com.

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May 18, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
1200 Benson Road
Garner, NC 27529


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