Maria F. Palermo, age 78, of Geneva passed away Tuesday December 18, 2012 at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.
She was born December 23, 1933 in Carolei, Italy, the daughter of Vittorio and Luisa (Perri) Palermo.
Maria was a phenomenal Italian cook and avid gardener. Her greatest joy was being with her family. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her.
She is survived by her children Monica Ogen and Debbie Ogen Harper; grandchildren Lindsey, Janelle and Darren Underway and Shelby and Jenna Harper; brother Luigi; sister Teresa Ponterio; and sister-in-law Albina Palermo.
She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Ogen; parents; daughter Sandra Ogen; brother Fedele Palermo; brother-in-law Ugo Ponterio and sister-in-law Manni Palermo.
Memorial Service will be held at St. John Neuman Catholic Church Main Street, St Charles. Additional information pending.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018 would be appreciated.
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