Rita Famiglio Gendusa

November 3, 1916 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 102)


Rita Famiglio Gendusa passed away peacefully on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the age of 102. Beloved wife of the late Emanual Gendusa. Rita was born to the late Joseph J. Famiglio and Irene Deykin Famiglio on November 3, 1916. She was preceded in death by her grandson Greg Parent. Loving mother of John Gendusa (Lynda) and Carol Parent (Maurice). Grandmother of Stephanie Gonzalez (Robert), Shawn Parent (Kristi), Robin Hall (Brock), and Jason Gendusa (Tricia). Great-grandmother of Alexandra Gonzalez and Justin Gonzalez; Sully Parent and Shea Parent; Ashton Hall, Logan Hall and Evan Hall; Leah Gendusa and Lauren Gendusa. Rita was strong in her Catholic faith.
Private services were held at Greenwood Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Interment followed in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. To sign the on line guest register, please visit

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rita Famiglio Gendusa, please visit our floral store.



Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum
5100 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70124

© 2020 Greenwood Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service