Genevieve Herrlein


Genevieve Herrlein of Warwick, NY passed away on April 29, 2021 after a brief illness at Kaplan Hospice House in Newburgh, NY. She was 79 years old.


Born in Queens, NY on November 8, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Helen (Ruth) and Daniel Sullivan. She was adopted and raised by her mother and stepfather the late Dominic Pirone.  Genevieve was also the granddaughter of the legendary baseball great, Babe Ruth.


Genevieve was married to John A. Herrlein and together they owned and ran Lloyd’s Liquors in Middletown, NY.  After retirement, Genevieve was active in the Pine Island Senior Citizens Group. She was very proud of her family and she will be greatly missed.


She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, John; daughter, Elizabeth Higgins and her husband David of Goshen, NY; son, Christopher Herrlein and his wife Krista of Millis, MA; and five grandchildren: Katie Dwyer, Sara and John Higgins, and Marissa and Gabriella Herrlein; sisters, Donna Analovitch of TX and Linda Tosetti of CT; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings: Ellen Hourigan, Richard Pirone and Daniel Pirone.


The family will receive friends on Monday, May 3rd from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4th at St. Stephen RC Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick with interment following the mass in Orange County Veterans’ Cemetery, 111 Craigville Road, Goshen, NY 10924.


To view the Mass live online, use this link: Herrlein, Genevieve Funeral 5.4.2021

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John, Chris and Elizabeth, So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are withy you all. I have so many fond memories of Gene and your entire family. Rest in peace Gene. Love and hugs to you all.
Patricia Courtney
Mr. Herrlein, Chris, and Liz/ Keeping you all in our prayers. Know that she is now at peace. Big hugs for all of you and your families. Scott and Anne Tezak
Scott Tezak
Dear Herrlein’s and Higgins families, Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this very sad time. Hugs and love to all. Pat,Kendra & Bernie.
Patricia Chandler
Dear Elizabeth and Family, Out thoughts and prayers are with you all. May Genevieve live on forever in your hearts. Love, Cathy and John Parlier
Cathy Parlier
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