Alfred A. Agnew

PLATTSBURGH — Alfred A. Agnew, 87, of the Brown Road, Plattsburgh, N.Y., passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

He was born in Beekmantown, NY, on September 23, 1924.

Alfred retired as a Firefighter from the City of Plattsburgh Fire Department in 1973 after 23 years of service.

He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Marie Agnew and a son, Gary Agnew.

Alfred is survived by a son, Mark Agnew and his wife June of Keeseville, N.Y.; an adopted son, Scott Agnew of Plattsburgh; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday September 18, 2013 from 10:00 to 11:00 at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Donations in his memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Research.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518)-561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

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William “Bill” Agnew

William “Bill” Agnew PLATTSBURGH — William “Bill” Agnew, 91, of Bradford Road, Plattsburgh, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, at the CVPH Medical Center.

He was born in Beekmantown on Sept. 13, 1909, the son of Adolphus and Delie (Liberty) Agnew.

Mr. Agnew was a communicant of St. Alexander’s Church in Morrisonville. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 7248.

William was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Agnew worked as a paper mechanic operator for Georgia-Pacific, retiring Jan. 4, 1973.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, the former Clara (Comstock) Agnew of Plattsburgh; two sons and daughters-in-law, Alfred Agnew and his wife Myrtle of Salem, Ill., and Herbert Agnew and his wife Dianne of Saranac; one daughter, Mary Reyell of Terryville, Conn.; two brothers, Alfred Agnew of Plattsburgh and Raymond Agnew of Plattsburgh; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by three brothers, Frank, Herbert and James Agnew, and two sisters, Doris St. Clair and Ella Trombley.

Calling hours will be held Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Alexander’s Church in Morrisonville.

Burial will be at a later date in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in West Chazy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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