Genevieve L. Wattik

Genevieve L. Wattik, 95, of Northview Estates, Ellwood City, formerly of 877 Beechwood Boulevard, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, April 3, 2015 at the Ellwood City Hospital.

She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on December 25, 1919. She worked as a clerk at Lerner Clothing Stores in Pittsburgh for many years. She married her late husband, Michael Wattik, Jr., on September 8, 1945. They were married almost 64 years at the time of his death on March 21, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Genevieve, who died in infancy in 1946. She was a longtime member of Holy Redeemer Parish in Ellwood City and enjoyed bingo and bowling. Genevieve had a special place in her heart for animals.

Genevieve is survived by five nieces and nephews: John (and Jane) Wattick, Jr. of North Palm Beach, FL, Janis Herko of Ellwood City, Mary Lou Wattick of Ellwood City, Joseph (and Patricia) Wattick of Canonsburg, PA, and Carol (and Kevin) Whitty of Ellwood City. Several grand nieces and grand nephews also survive.

Friends will be received from 10 A.M. until the time of a Blessing Service at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue, with Rev. Fr. Mark Thomas, pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish Church, officiating.

Entombment will follow in St. Peters Mausoleum at Holy Redeemer Parish Cemetery, North Sewickley Township.

Memorials may be made, in her name, to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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