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JARNES, Genevieve Cecile (Harsfald) 99, of Beverly, passed away peacefully at Kaplan House, Danvers, MA on October 9, 2016. She is predeceased by Louis S. Jarnes, her husband of 55 years. She grew up with her siblings (the late Ruth Harsfald, the late Jeanette Cooperstein, the late Florence Schlafman, and the late Leo Harsfald) in Salem, MA, Derry, NH and later in Haverhill, MA on her parents' farm. Genevieve graduated from Haverhill High School in 1935 and later completed her nursing degree at the School of Nursing of Beth Israel in 1939. During World War II, she was a dedicated civilian nurse caring for wounded soldiers on Cape Cod. Genevieve was lovingly called Shaina by her extended family, a name reflective of her strong character, incredible beauty, and love for life. Genevieve is survived by her sons Michael S. Jarnes and his wife, Sherrie Rose Talmadge, of Boston, Robert S. Jarnes and his wife, Lorraine, of Newburyport, and her three granddaughters, Rachel Jarnes of Boston, MA, Vanessa Jarnes of Arlington, VA, and Sheila Jarnes of Gloucester, MA. She leaves her nieces and nephews, Daniel Cooperstein, David Schlafman, Cynthia Brudnick, Dianne Abbott, and Steven Harsfald and her three grandnephews Adam Brudnick, Paul Brudnick and Jonathan Brudnick. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m, Wednesday October 19 at the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, SALEM, followed by interment at Sons of Abraham Cemetery, 18 Cole Street, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Care Dimensions and Kaplan House, at 75 Sylvan Street, B-102, Danvers, MA 01923 or to the American Heart Association. Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel 10 Vinnin St., Salem, MA 781-581-2300
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