Elaine “Ma” (Friedman) Genova

Elaine “Ma” (Friedman) Genova

May 4, 2023, 87, Raleigh –

Elaine Friedman “Ma” Genova, age 87, passed away on Thursday morning at Transitions Life Center in Raleigh. Born in Glen Cove, NY, she was the daughter of the late Harry Friedman and the late Miriam Friedman and wife of the late John Genova. Elaine was formerly employed with GlaxoSmithKline.

A service to celebrate her life will be announced at a later date.

Elaine is survived by her son, Steven Louis Capozzi, and wife, Denise; a granddaughter, Terri Kornegay; great-grandchildren, Jennifer Williams, Adam Edwards, Zion Kornegay, and Israel Graham; and her great-grandchildren, Savannah Eaton, Marrysah Eaton, Aaliyah Edwards, and Madelyn Kornegay; along with a niece, Sherrie Starr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to
Fresenius Kidney Care
400 Keisler Dr., Ste. 100
Cary, NC 27518

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Genova family and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com.