Debra Genabith

Obituary of Debra L. Genabith

Debra L. (Bentley) Genabith, died on Monday, December 8th at her home. Born in East Orange, NJ. Mrs. Genabith lived in Westfield,Garwood, and Union before residing in Watchung in 1993. She was a communicant of St. Marys Stony Hill R.C. Church in Watchung. She attended Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa earning a B.A. degree in Journalism in 1976. Mrs. Genabith enjoyed reading mysteries, traveling, driving, baking and decorating. Most of all, she loved just taking care of her family. Mrs. Genabith is predeceased by her father, Alexander A. Bentley. Mrs. Genabith is survived by her husband, Richard C. Genabith, their two daughters, Amanda, age 13 and Erica, age 11 all of Watchung. She is also survived by her mother, Carole L. Scharff Bentley, two sisters, Sheila Bower and her husband Paul, and Brenda Kuhnhenn and her husband Russell, her sister-in-law, Carol Ann Roedel. She is also survived by five nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 11th at 9 a.m. from the Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Boulevard, Watchung followed by a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Marys Stony Hill R.C. Church, Watchung. Interment will be in St. Marys Stony Hill Cemetery, Watchung. Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 10th, from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
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