Mary Ann Genovese, 92

Mary Ann Genovese, age 92 of Stevens Point, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2024 while under comfort care at Aspirus Stevens Point Hospital. 

She resided at North Crest Assisted Living.  

Mary Ann was born on December 8, 1931, to Frank and Mae Scholl (née Maples) in Baileys Harbor, Wis. As a child, she attended Baileys Harbor School, graduated from Gilbralter High School, Fish Creek, in 1949 and graduated from cosmetology school in Green Bay in 1950. Mary Ann worked at a beauty shop in Sturgeon Bay until she married the love of her life, Joseph Genovese on August 28, 1954 in Baileys Harbor. The couple moved to Stevens Point in June of 1956.   

Mary Ann was a housewife, raised her children, volunteered her time for 24 years at St. Stan’s rectory, and was a CCD Catechist for 32 years. She was an avid Packer fan, and found joy in knitting, making crafts, playing cards, bowling, attending First Nighter plays, traveling with her sisters, and spending time with her friends and family. She adored her grandchildren.

Survivors include her sons; Tony (Janie) West Allis, Mark (Kathy) Plover, Tom (Doris) Baraboo, Joe (Julie Keen) Stevens Point; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Margaret Albrecht, Pewaukee; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Joseph; son Frank; sister Donna Ranney; brother Philip Scholl, brothers-in-law Frank Ranney and Allan Albrecht, and sister-in-law Hannalore Scholl.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Holy Spirit Parish in Stevens Point, with Rev. Steve Brice presiding. A visitation will precede at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in the Guardian Angel Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Salvation Army in Mary Ann’s memory.

The family would like to thank the staff at North Crest Assisted Living for the wonderful care that was given to Mary Ann.  Everyone that cared for Mary Ann treated her like she was their grandma.