Genevieve M. DeBella


Genevieve M. DeBella passed away peacefully on July 6th 2021 at the age of 84 at the Grand Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Guilderland NY. Genevieve was born December 16th 1936 in Hudson NY to parents James and Bertha Miller. She was a long-time resident of Chatham and East Chatham. In her younger years she was employed as a seamstress, and enjoyed the antique shop that she shared with her husband John DeBella in New Lebanon NY. She also enjoyed going out to garage sales and occasionally playing bingo with friends. After retirement she enjoyed making jewelry from home and listening to her favorite country music. Genevieve is survived by her grandchildren Angela DeBella, Christopher DeBella, Christina Quinn, and Jessica Marshall, as well as 4 great grandchildren and other family members. She was predeceased by her husband John DeBella, her Daughter Peggy Quinn, and her son John A. DeBella. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Monday July 12th 2021 at 11:00am at Chatham Rural Cemetery in Chatham NY with interment immediately following. Online condolences can be sent through and contributions can be made to Chatham Rescue Squad in memory of Genevieve P. O. Box 587 Ghent, New York 12075. The family would like to thank The Grand at Barnwell in Valatie, and Guilderland for taking care of Genevieve in her final years.

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