Marguerite E. Genua, died peacefully Sunday morning at her home.
The daughter of the late Thomas and Katherine (D'Agostino) Genua and sister of the late Virginia T. Genua, she was a graduate of the Rhode Island College of Education, class of 1942. She attended graduate classes at the University of Connecticut and received a master's degree in education from Boston University. She was the past principal of Hugh B. Bain Jr. High School in Cranston, formerly serving as vice principal, dean of girls and classroom teacher. She was the past president of Quota Club International and the Women's Club of St. Maria Goretti Parish, where she was a daily communicant, and she held leadership roles in many civic and educational organizations.
She is survived by her devoted sisters, Grace K. Genua and Florence G. Fraumeni; beloved nephew Francis J. Fraumeni and his wife Dee; beloved niece Katherine F. Ginnetty and her husband Matthew; and her grand nephews, Daniel, Nathan, Jared and David Ginnetty.
Visitation and funeral services will be held Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Maria Goretti Church, 155 Power Road, Pawtucket. Graveside burial will follow in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. www.pontarellimarinofunerals.com