Genevieve (Wrona) Story

March 9, 1919 - November 1, 2015
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Genevieve (Wrona) Story, 96, of Ludlow, MA was called safely home on November 1, 2015. Born March 9, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Honorata (Starsiak) Wrona. She was relocated to Poland at 9 years old and returned to Ludlow at 19 years old.

She went to Dearborn, MI to work at Ford Motor Company. She met and married the love of her life, John D. Story on May 31, 1942. They spent 69 happily married years together until his passing in July, 2011. Genevieve was a full time homemaker who took pride in her family. She was a kind, loving and giving mother and grandmother. She and her late husband, John, hosted many picnics for family and friends at their camp at Holland Lake.

Genevieve was an accomplished quilt maker who made sure each family member had their own quilt. In addition to her crafting talents, she was versatile in sewing, knitting and crochet. She also enjoyed making authentic Polish dishes. She enjoyed spending time with her family and special cat, Whiskers. Genevieve was a faithful communicant of Christ the King Church in Ludlow.

Genevieve was the loving mother to Jeanette Crumb and her husband Peter of Belchertown; Kathleen Harlan and her husband Paul of Hampden and Cynthia Gagne and her husband Geoffrey of Stafford Springs, CT and her predeceased son Joseph Halama and daughter-in-law Lottie Halama of Indian Orchard. She will be missed by her 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Sadly she was also predeceased by her grandson Grant Leslie

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Funeral Services celebrating Genevieves life will be held Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 9:00 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home
64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Christ the King Church, Warsaw Ave, Ludlow, MA. Burial will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Berkshire Avenue, Springfield, MA.

St. Aloysius Cemetery
1273 Berkshire Avenue
Indian Orchard, MA 1151
Christ the King Catholic Church
41 Warsaw Avenue
Ludlow, MA 1056


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Born: March 9, 1919
Died: November 1, 2015

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