Agnes Woodard

Obituary of Agnes Woodard

Agnes A. Woodard, 86, of Falconer passed away Friday (December 8, 2017) in Lutheran Home & Rehabilitation Center.

A lifelong area resident she was born August 23, 1931 in Falconer, the daughter of the late Louis and Anne Natale Rumiano.

Agnes was a 1949 graduate of Falconer High School and in earlier years was employed by National Worsted Mills and Ev-Lee Candy & Gifts. She was employed by the former Casual Shop in Falconer for over 20 years.

She was a member of Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Society of the church. Agnes was a life member of the former Southside PTA and served as a Girl Scout Leader and Board member of Chautauqua Area Girl Scouts.

Agnes enjoyed embroidering table cloths and pillow cases, and was an avid reader. She faithfully kept a journal since 1990.

Surviving are two daughters Rose Anne Woodard (Craig Thompson) of Coeymans Hollow, NY, Suzanne (Edward) O'Connor of Canandaigua, NY; a son Herbert (Alice) Woodard of Frewsburg; five grandchildren: Robert (Sara) Thompson of Pittsburgh, PA, Russell Thompson, Royce Thompson both of New Paltz, NY, Abigail (Greg) Tedone of Rochester, NY, Jamie (Russell) Crouse of Troy, NY; two great grandchildren: Scarlet and Truman Crouse; a brother Louis F. Rumiano of Jamestown and a sister Mary Ann Rumiano of Jamestown.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert O. Woodard whom she married July 11, 1953 in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church, who died May 23, 2009; and a daughter Roberta E. Joanethis who died May 26, 2006.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church. Rev. Joseph Janaczek pastor of the church will officiate. Inurnment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Town of Ellicott.

Friends will be received by the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Falconer Funeral Home. The Altar and Rosary Society of OLL will conduct a rosary service at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be donated to the Falconer Public Library, 101 W. Main St., Falconer, NY 14733 or to the Falconer Central School Scholarship Fund c/o Chautauqua Regional Community Foundation, 418 Spring St., Jamestown, NY 14701.