Herkimer: Mrs. Genevieve Maliniak, 90, of Eureka Avenue, Herkimer, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, March 7, 2011.
Genevieve was born in Fort Herkimer on January 10, 1921, a daughter of the late Martin and Mary Glogowski. She was a lifelong area resident and attended Herkimer schools. On May 4, 1946, she and Martin were married in St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Herkimer. Mr. Maliniak passed away on July 20, 1998, after sharing a loving and devoted union of 52 years.
Genevieve was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church. She was known to all as having a heart of gold; and she surely loved her family.
Genevieve is survived by her loving family, a daughter and son-in-law, Dale and Russ Chesebrough of Monrovia, MD; grandchildren: Kari Sapara, Heather & Chris Seamon, and Chris and Lynn Chesebrough; great-grandchildren: Tyler and Carlie Sapara, Madison, Zachary and Jordan Seamon, and Brendon, Christopher and Connor Chesebrough; a brother, Stephen Glogowski of Mohawk; and sisters-in law: Stella Glogowski of East Herkimer and Helen Glogowski of Herkimer. She was predeceased by her parents, husband, and a daughter, Donna James.
Mrs. Maliniak's funeral service will be conducted by the Reverend Ivan Semko at St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Moore Avenue, Herkimer at 10 am on Thursday, March 10, 2011. There are no calling hours. She will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband, Martin, at St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery in the spring.
In lieu of floral offerings, kindly consider donations to Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413. Envelopes will be available at the church.
The family is being served by Kevin E. Enea, Funeral Director, Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 N. Washington Street, Herkimer (866-1011). To add to Genevieve's online memorials, please visit our website at www.eneafamily.com on the Internet.