Funeral services have taken place for Samuel Anthony Genovese, 79, of Lyndhurst. He passed away May 19. He was husband of the late Patricia Genovese. Loving father of Marc and his wife Siew Peng Genovese, Robyn and her husband Carmen Spina, and Melissa and her husband James Mitchell. He was brother of Anthony and his wife Joann Genovese.  grandfather of Meghan, Allison, Sean, and Ryan. Mr. Genovese was a teacher at William L. Dickinson High School in Jersey City for 17 years before retiring, he was a member of the NJEA. Sam was an Army veteran who served in Germany from 1963 – 1969 during the Vietnam War. Services arranged by the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, Lyndhurst.