March 11, 2014

Elaine P. Geno

PLATTSBURGH — Elaine P. Geno, born June 2, 1943, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Edith and William Townsend.

For many years Elaine was a stay at home mother. She earned her GED in 1988 and returned to the workforce. She was employed at PSUC, Walmart and Lowes. Elaine was a fabulous cook and artist. She was a master at decorating cakes as well. Her hobbies included music, singing, reading, watching golf , and spending as much time as she could with her family. Her quick wit always made people smile.

She is survived by her mother and step father, William and Edith Mowry of Fla. She is also survived by her son, John and his wife Song of Peru, N.Y. Her daughter, Susan Andre and her husband Paul also of Peru. Her pride and joys her grandsons, Christopher Geno of Charleston, S.C., Tony Geno of Potsdam, N.Y., Tyler and Jacob Andre of Peru, N.Y.; and her granddaughter, Katherine Shambo of Clifton Park, N.Y. Her brothers, Bill, Steve, Walter, Danny; and her sister, Gail. She leaves behind her beloved dog, Poppy, (Poppydoodles). Her best friend, Barb Payro of Keeseville. She also leaves behind Harold Geno of Plattsburgh.

Elaine will be greatly missed. She was the best Mom, grandmother and friend that we could have ever ask for. Rest in peace mom, we will forever hold you in our hearts. We love you. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either St. Jude or the SPCA.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901, (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

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