Genevieve S. Gagne, 92, loving wife of over 43 years to the late Roland A. Gagne, died on Saturday, July 18, 2020. Born in Waterbury, CT on July 13, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Esper and Sadie Stevens. She was a longtime South Meriden resident. Genevieve attended local schools and proudly earned certification from Distributive Education Classes. Mrs. Gagne was employed by New Departure, International Silver, and was a sales manager for a local company.
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She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church. Mrs. Gagne was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies of Columbus and the South Meriden Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary. She was a loving, selfless mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her smile, laughter and strength will always be remembered. She loved spending time with her family, traveling, shopping, dancing, NASCAR and UConn Women’s Basketball. She is loved dearly by her family and she will be missed immensely.
Genevieve is survived by her daughter, Diane and her husband Robert Borkowski of Harrisburg, NC; her son, Kenneth and his wife Sherri Gagne of Meriden, CT; her six grandchildren, Michael and his wife Amber, Lindsey and her husband Evan Guest, Nicole, Crystal, Stephanie and Amanda; and a great-granddaughter, Ava Borkowski. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her older brother, Joe; her twin brother, John; her brother, Abraham; and her sister, Theresa.
All services are private. Arrangements are under the direction of the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. For online condolences please visit jferryfh.com.