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Geneva Ripato Hanawalt, 76 of Wallingford passed away Wednesday January 14, 2014 at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Born May 10, 1938 in Petersville, Ky to the Late Paul Ripato and Edna Redden. Mrs. Hanawalt is survived by her sons; Rich (Jessica) Hanawalt of Wallingford, Jeff Hanawalt of Ewing and Robert "Bobby" Hanawalt of Wallingford; sister Anna (Billy) Reed of Lewisville, MS; son-in-law Ron Richardson; special nieces Robin (Greg) Barbero and Debbie (Kevin) Staats; and Special great nephew Joshua Barbero.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Barry Hanawalt; daughter Sheryl Hanawalt Richardson; brothers Chester, Weldon, Elmer, Ray, Carl, Paul and infant Ripato; sisters Betty Witte, Jessie Lykins, Velma Cogan, Eloise Arthur, Wanda Clark, Wesia, Gladys and Lovell Ripato.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Hanawalt will be Sunday, January 18, 2014, 2PM at Barbour and Son Funeral Home with Brother Silas Ripato officiating. Burial will follow in Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, January 17, 2014 from 5-8PM at the funeral home.