Carolann (Gennarelli) Traverso, 79, of Lavallette, New Jersey for 20 years, formerly of Fair Lawn, New Jersey, died unexpectedly on August 8, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Carol was a graduate of William A Paterson University; employee for Fair Lawn School District; past president of Ladies Auxiliary with the Knights of Columbus 8415; Lavallette Beautification Committee; former member of Lavallette Yacht Club; member of St. Pio’s Parrish and Rosary Society. She will be greatly missed by all family and many friends.
Carolann is predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Antoinette (Pezutti) Gennarelli; brother, Anthony Gennarelli and sister, Adaline Sack.
Carolann is survived by her husband of 57 years, Richard Traverso; Cherished mother to Richard Traverso and his wife Hayley of Saddle brook; Michael Traverso and his wife Susan of South Amboy; Robyn Briggs and her husband Tim of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; loving grandmother to Mellissa, Anthony, Nicholas, Vincent, Brian, Emily, Jack, Alexandra and Morrison; great grandmother to Kaelie and also her brother Joseph Gennarelli of Franklin Lakes, NJ
The family will receive friends and relatives 10:00 am, Wednesday August 12, 2020 at St. Pio RC Church Lavallette for a Mass of Christian Burial . Entombment to follow at Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, New Jersey.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Knights of Columbus 8415 for Simons Kitchen.
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