Genevieve M. Stellato

Genevieve M. Stellato, 56, of McNeir Avenue, Amsterdam, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam, N.Y.

Born on December 27, 1956, in Amsterdam, she was the daughter of Paul and Anna Bober Sikora.

Gen was a lifelong resident of Amsterdam and was a 1975 graduate of the Wilbur H. Lynch High School. She had attended SUNY Albany and earned an associates degree in accounting and business administration from Fulton-Montgomery Community College. She also had a broker’s license in property and casualty insurance and was a notary public. She was a property and casualty insurance manager for Marshall & Sterling in Glenville, N.Y. Gen was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, Amsterdam.

She is survived by her devoted son, Michael Paul Stellato of Amsterdam; her brother, Paul Anthony Sikora of Perth, N.Y.; her aunt, Maria Pruc of Ohio; niece, Alicia Sikora; and nephew, Paul Sikora, both of Perth, N.Y.; also several other nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Amsterdam Funeral Chapel, 13 Belmont Place, Amsterdam followed at 9 a.m. by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Stanislaus Church. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Donations may be made in Gen’s memory to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association, in c/o the funeral chapel.