Carl Wat­son Genk of West Chester

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Carl Wat­son Genk, 69, died Wed­nes­day, November 2, 2016 at Brandy­wine Hall Care Cen­ter in West Chester.

He was the hus­band of Nancy Gu­man Genk.

Born November 8, 1946 in Philadel­phia, PA, he was the son of the late Carl Wil­liam Genk and the late Gertrude Wat­son Genk.

Carl served in the Marines dur­ing the Viet­nam War.

He was a grad­u­ate of Collingswood High School and Rut­gers Univer­sity, where he played base­ball and was a mem­ber of the Lambda Sigma Chi Fra­ter­nity.

Carl started his ca­reer at Glen­mede Trust Com­pany in Philadel­phia and spent his ca­reer in the fi­nan­cial ser­vices and soft­ware in­dus­try, work­ing for sev­eral ma­jor soft­ware com­pa­nies. His in­volve­ment was pri­mar­ily sales and mar­ket­ing, ris­ing to Pres­i­dent/Gen­eral Man­ager for a Cor­po­rate Trust divi­sion of a ma­jor soft­ware com­pany.

He at­tended St. Joseph Church in Down­ing­town, and en­joyed fish­ing, base­ball and hunt­ing.

In ad­di­tion to his wife, he is sur­vived by his chil­dren Kristina El­iz­a­beth Genk of Athens, GA, and Matthew Allen Genk of West Chester; and brother, David Genk of Palm Coast, FL, as well as nephew, Brian Genk of Palm Coast, FL, and niece, Tracy Genk of Jacksonville, FL.

He was pre­ceded in death by his chil­dren, Carl Matthew Genk, Kather­ine El­iz­a­beth Genk, Carl Allen Genk, and his brother, Glenn Allen Genk.

Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to his vis­i­ta­tion on Wed­nes­day, November 9, 2016 from 10:00-11:00 am at St. Joseph Church, 460 Manor Ave. Down­ing­town, PA 19335; fol­lowed by his Fu­neral Ser­vice at 11:00 am.

In­ter­ment will be held pri­vately in New Jersey.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Parkin­son’s Dis­ease & Dis­or­ders Cen­ter, 330 South Ninth Street, 3rd Floor Philadel­phia, PA 19107 and/or Brandy­wine Hall Care Cen­ter, 800 W. Miner St. West Chester, PA 19382.

Ar­range­ments by Del­laVec­chia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Fu­neral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-6961181; www.Del­laFH.com.

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