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Rafael "El Rubio" Genao

October 24, 1935 ~ February 11, 2018 (age 82)

Rafael "El Rubio" Genao, 82 of Perth Amboy, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy with his family by his side. 

Rafael was born in Presa de Tavera, Dominican Republic, and came to Perth Amboy 53 years ago. He was employed by Le Volsh Blinds, Jersey City for 15 years as an Installer. He retired in 1984 . He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Perth Amboy.  

He is preceded in death by his loving parents Damian & Eorina ( nee Diaz ) Genao.  

He is survived by his devoted wife of 30 years Elida Genao; beloved father of Aurelinda "Mercedes" and her husband Manolo Torres, Jose "Joselito" and his wife Martha, Celeste "Josie" Genao, Modesta "Daisy" and her husband Blanise Tornatore, Carlos "Kenny" and his wife Maria Genao and Salena "Sally" and her husband Jorge Paredes; dear brother of Romo Genao; adored grandfather of 8 and great ~ grandfather of 5; cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

We begin to leave on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 9:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a funeral mass at 10 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church. Interment will follow at Alpine Cemetery. Visiting is on Thursday from 5 ~ 9 pm. 

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