Genevieve A. Tirpak, 74, of Stroudsburg passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, June 6, 2021. Born in Hicksville, NY she was the daughter of the late Richard and Mary (Frost) McManus. Genevieve was the wife of Gary W. Tirpak, with whom she celebrated 53 years of marriage.
Genevieve was of the Catholic faith, and a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church. Genevieve graduated from Mercyhurst University with a bachelor’s degree in teaching. Genevieve went on to work as a high school teacher in New Jersey for many years, later she worked part time for the Stroudsburg Area School District and for Verizon Mobile in their accounts payable department.
In addition to her husband, Genevieve is survived by her children; Gary Tirpak and wife Kristina of Oak Ridge, NJ, and John Tirpak and wife Blair of Lafayette, LA, Stephanie Tirpak and husband Michael Work of Mahwah, NJ, and Cynthia Cole and husband Brad of Tampa, FL. Grandchildren; Jordan, Vincent, Ryan, Emily, Alexa, and JJ, and siblings; Mary McManus, Larry McManus, and Matthew McManus.
A memorial mass will be held Friday, June25,2021 at 11AM at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 818 Main St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360. The Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home, Inc. 23 N 9th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Genevieve’s memory to the St. Luke’s Cancer Center.
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