Agnes Masciantonio

Obituary for Agnes Masciantonio

July 26, 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Masciantonio, Agnes (nee Ortiz) on Wednesday July 26, 2017. Beloved Wife, and life-long sweetheart of Michael Masciantonio. Loving Mother of Thomas A., Nicholas L. (Beverly) and the late Michael C. (Annamarie) Masciantonio. Devoted Grandmother of Nicholas, Michael Jude, and Stephanie. Great-grandmother of Michael Robert and Erin Marie. Dear sister of Yolanda Housenick (Robert) and Nicholas Ortiz (Ann). Also predeceased by her sisters; Anne, Frances, Julie, Susie, and her brother Leon. Agnes adored her family and her biggest joys in life involved spending as much time with her family as possible.

Agnes also loved St. Martha's church and was an active member of the parish since it's beginning, over 50 years ago. She also humbly served as a Eucharistic Minister. Additionally, Agnes was an accomplished and well published poet and songwriter. Her poetry appeared in many local publications over the years, including a long stint contributing a weekly poem spreading God's word in St. Martha's Bulletin. 

Family and friends are invited to Agnes' Life Celebration on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 9:15 AM, and to participate in Her Funeral Mass immediately following at 10 AM. Both will be held at St. Martha Church, 11301 Academy Road (Just south of Comly and Academy Rd. intersection). Internment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Martha's Church Rectory. Family Service provided by John F. Givnish of Academy Rd. 1-877-Givnish

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