Genevieve Sobolewski, 98, formally of Batavia, NY passed away Sunday October 18, 2015 at East Side Nursing Home in Warsaw, NY. She was born August 19, 1917 in Buffalo to her late father Stanley Twardowski and mother Marcyanne Galeziewski.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years Cyril J. Sobolewski; brothers Stanley and Frank Twardowski; sisters Eleanor Matlasz, Angela Sobolewski, Otylia Jakubowski and Rosalyn Moscicki.
Genevieve worked for R.E. Chapin for over 45 years. She was a lifetime member of St. Joseph’s Church in Batavia as well as a long time active member in the Sodality. Genevieve was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for her 19 years of volunteer work at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She enjoyed crocheting & knitting for various charities. Her love of travel took her to such places as The Holy Land, Poland, Paris and Geneva Switzerland. Genevieve was a very loving Aunt to all her nieces and nephews: the late Lee Moscicki, Dorothy Grant-Fletcher, Carol Johnson, Francis Dirisio, Richard Moscicki, Elizabeth Santora, John Jakubowski, the late Marcia Belli, Donna Twardowski, Greg Yourkowski, Daniel Twardowski, and Eugene Moscicki.
She is survived by her sister Delores Yourkowski of Batavia along with the above mentioned nieces and nephews and great and great-great nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours. An 11:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday October 28, 2015 at Ascension Parish 15 Sumner St. Batavia, New York 14020. She will be entombed in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Batavia.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York www.alz.org/wny or the donor’s choice. For more information please call 585-343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.