Rachel M. DAgostino

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Rachel M. D'Agostino

November 05, 1935 - August 03, 2018

Rachel M. D'Agostino passed away August 3, 2018. Born November 5, 1935 in Lancaster, NY. She was the daughter of Carl and Jenny (Liacono) Gnagnarelli.
Rachel graduated from Lancaster High School and worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance where she was a sales representative. She was a member of the local, state, and national NY State PTA for over 60 years and a member of All Saints Parish where she served on the Education Committee and was a Eucharistic Minister.
Rachel was awarded the Key To The City of Lockport under the former mayor the late Thomas Rontondo. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother spending as much time with her family and her church. Rachel was predeceased by her son, Michael D'Agostino.
Rachel is survived by her husband of 61 years, Salvatore J. "Sam" D'Agostino; children, Samuel D'Agostino, Anna Marie Pera, and Terri Ann (Anthony) Scrivano; daughter-in-law, Kathleen D'Agostino Wilson; siblings, Louis Gnagnarelli, Anthony (Ellie) Gnagnarelli, and Rosie Kaufman; also survived by several nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, grand-puppy, Annabelle; plus her many cats that she loved dearly.
Relatives and friends may call Tuesday, August 7th from 3-8 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, August 8th at 10 AM in All Saints Parish, 76 Church St., Lockport. Interment will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.
Donations to the church would be appreciated. Visit pruddenandkandt.com.
Published on August 5, 2018
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Susan (bailey) thompson
Aug 20, 2018
So very sorry about your mom she was good to all of us
Elizabeth DeFazio
Aug 12, 2018
So sorry to hear of your mom passing. She was full of life & love. She always had a smile on her face. Much love to your family. God bless.
Liz Olson DeFazio & family
Cheryl (Over) Bystrak
Aug 10, 2018
I have so many happy memories with cousin Rachel I will always remember them. She was a wonderful, funny and caring person.
Mary Lou Nenno
Aug 07, 2018
What a loving cousin!! She was so devoted to her family and church. An example for all of us to love each other, share our talents, and trust in the Lord. Though we will miss her dearly, she now will share her heavenly home with her parents and her beloved son, Michael. Cherish the memories, dear family. I am with you in spirit. Lulu
Kathy Hirner
Aug 07, 2018
To Rachel's family,
I am so sad to hear of your loss. I got to know Rachel through Niagara Region PTA. She was such a kind, wonderful, exceptionally funny woman. I loved attending her training classes and how direct she was. She always made me laugh!
Rob Goodlander
Aug 07, 2018
Sam and family - there are so many fond memories of Rachel over the years, from working with her at Met to the years at All Saints. She was a special person, so dedicated and so full of love and laughter. She will be sadly missed. You are all in our prayers!
Kerriann Kerr
Aug 07, 2018
I didn't know Rachael for long, but, I knew her integrity, her guts and her personality to get things done. She taught me that there is something special about all of us, that can, in some capacity, serve our Lord.
Mickey Scarcia
Aug 06, 2018
To all of Rachel's family She certainly will be missed. She was a hard worker for the church and helped to raise money on many occasions. MAY SHE REST IN PEACE--AMEN!!--Mickey Scarcia
Deacon Don Watkins
Aug 06, 2018
May Rachel rest in peace and may there be much consolation for her family in their grief.
Cindra Enzinna
Aug 06, 2018
Heaven has surely gained an angel. You will be missed by so many. I will cherish our memories of PTA and will be forever grateful for your mentoring me. I could not have accomplished what I did without your guidance. You were always there for so many people. Now it is time to bask in the glory of our Lord! Well done good and faithful servant.
Kathy Galus
Aug 06, 2018
Heaven has a wonderful, beautiful, loving, caring, faithful ANGEL 😇God Bless you my dear,friend. I will miss you so much😘 Fly with the Angels ✝️🙏
Terri Flaherty
Aug 06, 2018
Rachel was quite a character. She always greeted me with a smile and kiss and a hug. I loved her spirit and passion to serve the church and the PTA. There will never be another Rachel. May God bless her family and may he continue to hold Rachel in the palm of his hand.
Diane Magill
Aug 06, 2018
So very sorry for the loss of my friend. I didn't know her for too many years but loved her like a mother. RIP Rachel I will never forget you.
Mary Szatkowski
Aug 05, 2018
There are no words to express the sorrow and pain that I feel. They’re so many fond memories of our 80 years together. Through childhood to adulthood, we’ve been through it all. So many ups and downs that we have been through together. Our husbands were such good friends, so know that I am here for you, Sam.
Mary Ornella
Aug 05, 2018
Fond memories of my”partner in crime” on the Lord’s altar.
I will miss you my friend... big hugs to Sam and family
Shirley Nagel
Aug 05, 2018
Sam and family,so sorry for your loss .She was a wonderful person,your in my prayers
Paula Turner
Aug 05, 2018
Sorry for the loss of a beautiful soul. My prayers are with the family..May the Lord help you through this time and remember all the good times.