Ė Bridget Benedetto Gensicki, formerly of Coeymans and Delmar and
recently of Saratoga Springs, entered into eternal rest on Monday
September 9, 2013 at St.Peterís Hospital in Albany following a
sudden illness, with her daughter Frances at her side. Born in
Glenmont NY on August 14, 1924, Bridget was the daughter of the late
Marco Benedetto and the late Melinda Clemente Benedetto. She was a
graduate of Bethlehem Central High School in Delmar NY.
predeceased by her beloved husband Anthony R. Gensicki, and her
beloved son Anthony Mark Gensicki.
include her loving daughter Frances L. Mathiesen and son-in-law Dr.
Christian Mathiesen of Saratoga Springs; loving grandmother of
Laurice E. Jones (Rebecca Hawes) of Washington DC, ELissa B Jones
of Greenfield MA, Johnathan Mathiesen (Beth) of Newton MA, Marisa
Mathiesen of Barcelona, Spain, and Christian Mathiesen Jr (Corey) of
New York City; great-grandmother of Joshua L. Hawes-Jones, and
Adrian and Cormac Mathiesen. She is also survived by her loving
brother Victor Benedetto (Joan) of Pensacola FL; sisters-in-law and
friends Helen (Orlando) Benedetto and Helen (Al) Benedetto, as well
as many nieces, nephews and close friends. She was predeceased by
brothers and sisters, including Orlando Benedetto, Virginia
Benedetto Laraway, John Benedetto, Benny Benedetto, Al Benedetto,
and Ella Benedetto Meach.
a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending
time with her entire family. She enjoyed passing down family
recipes to her daughter and granddaughters. When she was able she
traveled with friends to Hawaii and took short trips to visit her
granddaughters. She was an astute bookkeeper who worked for a
number of companies through the years. She had an amazing work
ethic and was employed well into her 70ís.
A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 Friday, September 13th
at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Delmar. There will be no calling
hours. Friends may greet the family prior to the service starting
at 10 am at the church.
strongly suggests in lieu of flowers contributions in memory of
Bridget be given to A Family Place, 288 Oak St., Holyoke, MA 01040,
a family shelter run by her granddaughter, Elissa, or to St. Lukeís
Mission, 325 Walden Ave., Buffalo, NY 14211.