Bombina Gencarelli Avid gardener Bombina Gencarelli, 83, of Belleville, N.J., passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at her home. The funeral will be Saturday at 9 a.m. from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, ( www.swbrownandson.com ), 267 Centre St., Nutley, N.J. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter's Church in Belleville at 10 a.m. The interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, N.J. Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. Born in Italy, the daughter of the late Natale and Grazia (Gencarelli) Forte, she lived in Calabria prior to moving to Belleville 37 years ago. She retired as a food handler with Celentano Brothers in Verona, N.J. The beloved wife of the late Mario Gencarelli and mother of the late Franco, she is survived by her children, Elio and his wife, Achi, and Grazia Ilardiand her husband Silvio; her brother, Francesco Forte; five grandchildren, Mario, Stefania and Mario Gencarelli and Lillian and Francesca Ilardi, and many loving nieces and nephews.
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