Robert Genoa, 86, died May 21 at his home in Upton. He was the husband of the late Theresa Genoa, to whom he was married for 53 years. Born in Milford, he was the son of the late Dominic and Hazel (Prue) Genoa.
Robert worked for many years as a high school teacher at Blackstone Valley Technical High School. He was proud of his six years in the Navy, where he served on the USS Saratoga.
He is survived by his daughter, Susan Genoa of Worcester, his two siblings, Katherine Genoa of Uxbridge and William Genoa and wife Sara of Texas, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brother James and sister-in-law Patricia.
The funeral was held May 26 at 9:30 a.m. from the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home. A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Parish. Burial with military honors followed in the parish cemetery.
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