Genevieve Rita ‘Jean’ Paternite, 93, of Virginia Beach, entered eternal life Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. She was born March 7, 1925, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late Vincenzo J. Gianfrancesco and Susie Cellini Gianfrancesco.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul V. Paternite. Genevieve was a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, including son, Joseph Paternite, and his wife, Carol; son, Paul Paternite, and his wife, Cheryl; daughter, Angela Garrett, and her husband, Roger; son, Daniel Paternite, and his wife, Karen; son, Anthony Paternite, and his wife, Vanda; and 15 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Visitation for Genevieve will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 5345 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, followed by burial in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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