James Alan Genin, MD

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) – James Alan Genin, MD, was born May 27, 1946, in Clarksburg, WV, to Alphonse N. Genin and Helen R. Drwall Genin, died suddenly Saturday, April 30, 2022, at United Hospital Center. He was a graduate of the Washington Irving High School Class of 1964. He then graduated from West Virginia University in 1968. He earned his medical degree from West Virginia, where he later interned at the University. from Washington in neuropathology, a surgical internship at the University of Cincinnati General Hospital, and finally a residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Virginia.Dr. Genin established a successful eye practice in Clarksburg, WV, eventually joining a partnership with Regional Eye Associates. He retired after 45 years of community service in October 2021. He was married for 51 years to Stephanie Thomas Genin (née Doxanas) and has three sons, Matthew Genin and his wife Stephanie, Michael Genin and Dr Jason Genin and wife Cindy; and five grandchildren Lucas, Alexa, Mikayla, Katya and Dimitri.Dr. Genin was a member of the AMA, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the West Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology, where he served as president, and the West Virginia State Medical Association. He was on the medical staff of the United Hospital Center and the Harrison County Medical Society, where he served as president of both organizations. He was also a member of the YMCA, Lion’s Club, Railroad Club of Clarksburg, and OSS Society. Family and friends may call Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort, WV Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. . There will be a prayer vigil at 7:30 p.m. to conclude the visit. A Christian Burial Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 126 East Pike Street, Clarksburg, WV, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 11:00 a.m. with Father Casey Mahone officiating. Interment will follow at Bridgeport Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.

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