July 9, 2017

Mary Anne Agosta, previously of  Grieme Ave., Amsterdam, N.Y. passed away Sunday morning,  July 9, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam.

Born in Amsterdam, N.Y. on June 1, 1931, a daughter of Carmen and Anna Elwell Agosta, she attended local schools and was a lifelong Amsterdam resident. Mary Anne was employed as a legal secretary for Carl S. Salmon Jr. for 41 years of dedicated service, and she retired on July 1, 1994. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church.

Her loving family includes, her brother, Gabriel Agosta of Amsterdam; her sister, Rose Andrews of Albany; her nieces, Anne Marie Murdico (Joseph) of Amsterdam, Elizabeth Traskos of Perth, Gabrielle Marotta (Anthony) of Amsterdam; nephews, Carmen J. Agosta (Kimberly) of Rotterdam, Frank Agosta (Shirley) of Schenectady; cousins, great nieces and great nephews, and very dear friend, Del B. Salmon also survive.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 11:15 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church, 39 St. John St., Amsterdam with the Rev. Lawrence J. Decker as celebrant. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Tribes Hill, N.Y.  It was Mary Anne’s request that there be no calling hours. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Montgomery County SPCA, 1007 Route 5S., Amsterdam, NY 12010. Arrangements are the direction of the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, NY 12010. Please leave condolences online at www.brbsfuneral.com