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Walter N. Agnew, Jr.

June 6, 1926 — September 11, 2019


Angels escorted Walter N. Agnew, Jr. as he was accepted into Jesus’ arms on 9/11/2019.  He was born in Brighton, NY, the son of the late Walter Newton Agnew, Sr. and Ivy Durga Agnew.  Walter, Jr. attended Brighton schools and was a Boy Scout before entering the U.S. Navy in 1945.  He then graduated from U of R in 1951 where he met his loving wife Carol.  They married on June 14, 1952 and had 3 sons: James, who passed on 12/25/18 (wife Connie) of Sacramento, CA, Raymond (Lynne) of Endicott, NY, and Thomas (Suzanne) of Richmond, VA; 6 grandchildren, Jeff, Jessica, Aimee, Ryan, Michael and Corinne; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Walter is also survived by his brother, Martin C. Agnew and wife Helen, and their 4 daughters and families; brother-in-law, Frank Dennis and wife Katharine.

He was predeceased by his sister-in-law Jean and Lee Edmonds.

Walter was most honest, loyal and responsible all his life.  He is a member of the North Rose United Methodist Church where he was a choir member and the treasurer for 8 years. He was also a member of the North Rose/Wolcott Rotary for 20 years and the American Legion.  Walter loved to travel with his family, work on house projects, Lawrence Welk shows, dancing and loved his many friends.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, from noon-1:30 pm at the North Rose United Methodist Church, Main St., North Rose, where a funeral service will follow at 2 pm.  Burial at Rose Cemetery to follow.

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