Genevieve Aversano

1925 ∼ 2013

Genevieve (Kocsis) Aversano of Marion died January 25, 2013 in Faulkner Hospital, Boston while surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Rudolph C. Aversano who died in May of 2004.

She was born in Queens, NY and was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Kocsis. After graduating high school she assisted her father in his photography and photo finishing business and later went on to run her own card and camera stores. After selling her stores she became a homemaker and moved with her husband around the country as he perused his career including stays in Rochester, NY; Wayland, MA; Lake Forest, IL; and Chicago, IL. She retired with her husband to South Dartmouth, MA and then later moved with him to Marion. She had a wonderful sense of humor, a zest for life, was an avid reader and loved spending time with her family. She was also a member emeritus of the New Bedford Yacht Club. She was much loved and will be missed.

Survivors include her daughters Renee C. Aversano and Annette C. A. LeCompte of Newton, MA; her son Jack C. Aversano and his wife Mary of Studio City, CA; sister Loretta Messersmith of Old Saybrook, CT; and brother Frank Kocsis of Manteca, CA as well as many nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at St. Rita’s Church, Front St., Marion at 10:00 AM. Interment in the Mass. National Cemetery will be private.

Donations in her memory may be made to Special Olympics, 1133 19th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036.


Saturday, February 23, 2013 | 10:00 AM

St. Rita's Church
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Being held privately.


Special Olympics, 1133 19th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036.

Genevieve Aversano

1925 ∼ 2013

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