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James A. Agnew, 72 passed away unexpectedly Feb. 26 with his loving family by his side. He was born August 16, 1945. He was the son of James J. Agnew and Mary L. Agnew (Conners).
On June 13, 1970 he was united in marriage with Margaret (Peggy) Rosio. She survives.
He was employed at the Town of Black Brook Highway Department and was the head chef at the Clinton Dining Hall at SUNY Plattsburgh until he became visually impaired. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, football and baseball especially the NY Giants and the NY Yankees. He also loved spending time watching his grandchildren play sports and spending time with his dog Abby. He was known as Elvis when he was at the Lake City Skating Rink.
Besides his beautiful wife; he is survived by his son, Kevin Agnew and his wife, Patty; daughter, Chastity and her fiance, Scott McLaughlin; daughter, Nichole Varno and her husband, Jim; daughter, Marnie Collin; and son, James E. Agnew and his wife, Tammy. His grandchildren Briaunna Varno, Robert James Varno (predeceased), Austin Varno, Tasha LaRock, Cody LaRock and his wife, Brittany, Nathan LaRock, and Brandon Agnew; a sister, Jean Agnew; brother-in-law and sister-in-laws, Bill and Barbara Smith of Keeseville, Mary and Howard Frenia of Florida. He is also survived by several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
There will be No Calling Hours. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Donations may be made in Jim's memory to The National Federation of the Blind.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court Street, Plattsburgh
To light a memorial candle or leave an online condolence please visit www.healdfuneralhomeinc.com
Published on February 28, 2018
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