ZEPHYRHILLS, FL — Agnes Familo, a longtime resident of Oswego before retiring to Zephyrhills, Florida, where she resided for many years, passed away June 5, 2019.
She was born Feb. 12, 1930 in Fulton, New York to the late Marie and Richard Barton. She married Joseph E. Familo in 1950, and started her own successful business, Agnes’ Ceramic Studio, in Oswego which she ran until she retired in 1982.
She was pre-deceased by her husband Joseph E. Familo.
Agnes is survived by her six children Therese (Barry) Bivens of Oswego; Mary Familo of Zephyrhills, Florida; Joanne Doran, Dothan Alabama, Marc Familo of Hornell, New York; Joseph (Carol) E. Familo Jr. of Oswego; and Stacia (Robert) Familo-Hopek of Atlanta, Georgia; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Agnes was a volunteer with her local church and senior center for many years and was an avid reader.
Memorial services will be held in Oswego later this year, and she will be brought to rest next to her husband at St Paul’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 3-5 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the Good Shepherd at St. Joseph’s Church.
Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care, 2061 Collier Parkway, Land O’Lakes FL 34639-9978.