Bergen - Genevieve M. Maddigan, 92, of Bergen, passed away Sunday, (January 6, 2019) at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility, in LeRoy.
Mrs. Maddigan was born January 25, 1926 in Buffalo, a daughter of the late Edward and Irene (Stoyle) Schmatz.
Genevieve's biggest hobby was her family. She absolutely cherished time spent around the family dinner table, at family parties and get-togethers.
She was the wife of the late John J. Maddigan, Jr., who died July 11, 1985.
Surviving are her children, Laurie (Allen Morris) Maddigan of Boulder City, NV, Roberta (Michael) Spencer of Lockport, Mary Kay (John) Birtch of South Wales, Jennifer (Ray) Kraft of Arcade, Ellen (Thomas) Taylor of Bergen, and John J. (Joann Sees) Maddigan, III of West Seneca; a sister, Madonna (late William) Nagle of Clarence. 28 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceded in death by a daughter, Kristina (late Edward) Purtill; brothers, Thomas (late Bernice) and Paul Schmatz; and a sister, Arline (late Arthur) Mullholland.
There will be no visitation. Genevieve's Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday (January 12, 2019) at 9:30 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul, 5480 Main Street, Williamsville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna.
Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia.