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Carl G. "Bunky" Agosta Jr.

Saturday, January 19, 2013 - Updated: 5:49 PM

Carl G. "Bunky" Agosta Jr.

January 18, 2013

Mr. Carl G. "Bunky" Agosta, Jr., 74, of Hartman Road, Pattersonville, New York passed away peacefully at his residence Friday, January 18, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born March 29, 1938 a son of the late Carl G. and Lena Tagliaferro Agosta, Sr.

He was a graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch High School - Class of 1956 and was a lifelong area resident.

Mr. Agosta was a carpenter and was an original partner in Trim Builders. Later, he operated his own company known as Carl's Construction Company. He also worked for Dunbar Chevrolet, Hill & Markes, Baldwin Droms, Joe Greco, Leno and Dave Delzatto, Sulphur Springs Bar & Restaurant and Meadowbrook Bar & Restaurant.

He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church. He was also a member of the former Order of Sons of Italy, The Southside Coffee Club and Herk's Tavern Social Club.

He enjoyed traveling, especially cruises, working outside on various projects and camping. He thoroughly enjoyed visiting Texas, Washington D.C. and Myrtle Beach and the occasional casino visit. Pool time was his favorite time of the year. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Veronica Grzebien Agosta, whom he married June 21, 1958; his daughters, Terri Biasini (Gary Knapik), Amsterdam and Lisa Desbiens, Ballston Spa; grandchildren Ashley (John Flint), Jason Biasini (Katie), Natalie Biasini (Jesse), Serge, Rein and Kye Desbiens; great grandchildren, Tessa, Gabe and Gian Flint; his brother Gabriel Agosta (Ann), Amsterdam; sister, Rosanne (Duane) Yager, Amsterdam; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Helen "Pudgie" Marcellino.

Relatives and friends are invited to call from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Jendrzejczak Funeral Home, 200 Church Street, Amsterdam, New York followed by a funeral Mass at 11:15 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, St. John St.

Burial will be at the Chuctanunda Cemetery, Minaville at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Community hospice of Amsterdam, 246 Mannys Corners Road, Amsterdam, NY 12010 or to the Montgomery County SPCA, PO Box 484, Amsterdam, NY 12010.

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