Marcello (Marc) Giovanni Gennuso
Marcello (Marc) Giovanni Gennuso passed away August 13, 2017 in Henderson, NV at the young age of 19 of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Marc was born April 13, 1998 in Henderson, NV to Denise Gennuso-Gunther (Hardesty) and Christopher (Chip) Gennuso.
Growing up, Marc was adventurous and never turned down an opportunity to try something new. He was a fantastic artist and frequently painted or drew pictures for family members and friends. Marc enjoyed playing and watching football. He was a diehard fan of the Oakland Raiders. He loved to travel with his family and got to see numerous places in his 19 years of life including: Florida, New York City, Niagara Falls, Mexico, the Caribbean and San Francisco. After he turned 18, Marc joined the motorcycle club, Demented Minds, which his father, Chip, was also a member of. Upon joining the club, he earned the nickname of Lil Bogey. Marc received his full patch for the club posthumously.
Marc made his entire family proud when he graduated in June 2016 from Foothill High School. He had dreams of having a fulfilling career he was happy with.
Marc was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Andrew and Natalie Gennuso, his great grandparents, Frank and Rose Anello, his aunt and uncle, Candy and Todd St. Germain, his grandpa, Dennis Hardesty, his grandpa, Ken Gunther and his great grandpa, Robert Carroll.
Marc is survived by his father, Chip Gennuso and step-mom Rachel, his mother, Denise Gennuso-Gunther and step-dad Kevin, his siblings, Kristal (Jeff) Craig, Kelsey Gunther and Tucker Gunther, his grandparents, Joseph and Michelina (Mickey) Gennuso, his grandma, Faith Hardesty, his grandma, Karen Gunther, his uncles, Vincent Gennuso, Joseph Jr. (Adrian) Gennuso, Terry Nolan, Kent (Gwen) Gunther, his aunts, Robin (Michael) Cammarata, Karla (Kathy) Davis, 15 cousins, two nieces, a nephew and many more family members and friends.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by La Paloma Funeral Services in Las Vegas, NV. Two viewing sessions will be held Friday August 18 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday August 19 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday August 19 from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. followed by a reception from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like monetary donations to be considered for funeral costs. Donations can be made by check to Christopher Gennuso or Denise Gennuso-Gunther or to one of the family’s Go-Fund-Me pages on Facebook.