September 17, 1926 – June 21, 2016
Genevieve “Jeanne” Trojanowski departed this earth on June 21, 2016 to claim her eternal reward and be reunited forever with her many family and friends she has greatly missed.
A devoted and beloved wife, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother, Genevieve was born September 17, 1926 in South Bend, Indiana. She attended St. Stanislaus grade school, graduated from Central High School, and worked at Bendix and St. Mary’s College. A devout Catholic and proud of her Polish heritage, Genevieve was a member of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of Chicago, St. Anthony de Padua Church, a longtime member and former regent of the Daughters of Isabella Notre Dame Circle 572, and served as a docent at the Northern Indiana Center for History.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Sobolewski; her husband of 47 years, Clement Trojanowski; sisters, Cecilia, Veronica, Martha and Clara; and brother, Albin. She is survived by son, Mark Allan of Centerville, OH and his wife Lisa; daughter, Ann Trojanowski of South Bend; son, John Trojanowski of Bloomington, IN; grandson, Corey, and his wife Nicole and great-grandson Deacon Trojanowski of Indianapolis; and granddaughter, Caroline Allan of Columbus, OH.
Her life will be celebrated in a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 25 at St. Anthony de Padua Church in South Bend. Friends and family may call at 10 a.m. at the church to share their stories and memories of this truly remarkable woman.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Anthony de Padua Church or the Women’s Care Center of South Bend.
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Remember me when flowers bloom
Early in the spring
Remember me on sunny days
In the fun that summer brings
Remember me in the fall
As you walk through leaves of gold
And in the wintertime remember me
In the stories that are told
But most of all remember
Each day right from the start
I will be forever near
For I live within your heart
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