Gene “Geno” Harrington

Apr 09, 1953 - Nov 23, 2023

age 70, died at home unexpectedly from natural causes on Thursday November 23, 2023. He was born in Chicago on April 9, 1953; son of George “Wayne” and Joan (Titsworth) McLaughlin. Geno was originally from Canaryville Illinois neighborhood and later moved to Wausaukee. He joined the United States Army and served his country honorably during the Vietnam Era, stationed in Germany. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Geno shot his last buck on opening day of this hunting season. He also enjoyed the Indy 500 with family and friends.

Geno is survived by his two children: Tristan and Leah; brothers and sister: John (Ellen) Harrington, Gary (Debra) Harrington, Sharlene (John) Lira, and Donald (Nicole) McLaughlin; brother-in-law, John Ensworth; sister-in-law, Patty Harrington; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews; extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, George “Wayne”; sister, Sharon; and two brothers: Peter and Steven.

Visitation will be on Monday November 27, 2023, at Roubal Funeral Home from 12pm until the time of his funeral service at 4pm. Full military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post #66.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be given to two churches.

Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting Geno’s family with arrangements.

Funeral Service

Monday Nov 27, 2023, 4:00 p.m. at Roubal Funeral Home [map]


Monday Nov 27, 2023, 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Roubal Funeral Home [map]

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Dee Mantlo

So sorry for your loss, Gino was awesome. His family is in my prayers, thoughts and Heart. Love all of you. Prayers especially to Joan she's like my second mom. My heart breaks for you, love you.

Bonita Schaut

Joan and family, you have my sympathy! Lots of great memories from years ago with Gene at Mickey and Bob’s house with Nancy and Susie! Hugs to all! RIP Geno!

John Bresnahan

Rest in Peace Geno. Had fun growing up in Canaryville. With Geno. My condolences to his family and friends for their loss.

Bud Mulheron

Sorry for Your Loss . Haven’t seen Geno in along time but we were Friends when we young on Lowe Avenue.

Peter J Stumbris

take care my friend will catch up with you later

Dawn Dennis- Ruleau

Tim Rohloff

My sincere condolences to entire family. I can call Geno a friend for 40+ yrs. Many memories, like younger days of him taking me to watch deer in his AMC eagle 4x4 car. Then later on in life playing ball at at open gym.. lol if Geno got fouled he came up swinging. I remember after a pretty heated bball scuffel he said “ maybe this just isnt my game”. I will miss our Bears/Packers banter! Geno always went out of his way to strike up conversation. Geno, you lived your life your way , and I respect that! RIP my friend

Sue Callaghan Wilkins

My thoughts and prayers are with families.

Nancy McNulty Taylor

R I P Geno you will be missed

James “Cozzie Mc Keone