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Genevieve Marie Noe

September 28, 1924 — June 22, 2021

Genevieve Marie Icard Noe, 96, of Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest on June 22, 2021.

Born on September 28, 1924 in Marseille, France, Genevieve was a daughter of the late Alfred Icard and Gabrielle Jeanne Lemer Icard. Genevieve is preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Noe, of (73) years and her beloved aunt, Marcelle Lemer.

Genevieve Noe was a pianist who studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Marseille, France. She later taught piano to students in Charleston for over 20 years and was on the board of directors for the Charleston Opera Company. She was a prolific artist who loved to paint for others. Her subjects ranged from wildflowers and marsh birds to southern landscapes and her beloved Provençal country. She was a devout Catholic who was active in her church.

Genevieve is survived by her 7 children (Robert Noe, Dr. Anne-Marie Leventis, Françoise Boardman, Patrick Noe, Michelle Gaeta, Joëlle Clark, and Karin Moulton); 17 grand children (Alfred Noe, Kristianna Cantrell, George Leventis, Renée Leventis, Gabriel Leventis, Sarah Boardman, Dr. Jennifer Griffing, Josie Deshler, Hillary Noe, Nicolette Irving, Justin Gaeta, Christian Gaeta, Jean-Philippe Clark, Janine Clark, Joshua Willette, Kianna Stadler, and Sebastien Moulton); and 12 great grand children.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Food for the Poor (

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Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, James Island, 347 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412, 843-614-8494.
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