Bill was 16 years old at the time of his sister Kitty’s murder. Their parents, Vincent and Rachel Genovese, had five children (in order): Kitty, Vincent, Susan, Bill and Frank. Though 12 years younger, Bill and Kitty were very close. A self-described “amateur ethologist,” Bill was until his retirement the COO to various mental health and educational organizations. He and his wife, Dale, have three children and four grandchildren.