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John L. Agnes

John L. Agnes
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Of Everett.  Passed away at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on November 29, 2022. Cherished husband of the late Antonina R. (Petrilli-D’Amico) Agnes. Loving stepfather of Michael A. and his late wife Beverly Petrilli of South Carolina, Vincenza Petrilli and her husband William Shields of California and the late Angela E. Petrilli.  Adored father of Francine Agnes and friend Starr DesLauriers of Fall River and Elizabeth Agnes of Everett. Grandpa of seven. and much-loved Grandfather of one. Brother of the late Frank C. and his wife Mary Agnes, Peter and his wife Rita Agnes and Theresa Primrose. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, Extra special relationship with nephews Richard and Scott Primrose. He also leaves behind his unique loving relationship with his “Jeopardy game pal” Rosa Shields.

   John was born and raised in Everett in the village. He worked as a Stationary Engineer for the Everett Schools and in security for State Street Bank. An avid reader of Westerns and thrillers and enjoyed the Western TV shows. He enjoyed watching sports especially baseball, football, golf and a great horse race. He enjoyed his daily scrambled word game from the daily newspaper and his word search puzzles. He enjoyed a robust pasta fagioli and a heaping clam plate. His life was centered around his family and his many “coffee buddies” from Burger King.

   A funeral Mass was celebrated in Saint Anthony Church 38 Oakes St., Everett on Tuesday December 6th at 10am. At the request of John’s family visiting hours and his burial will be private. Late United States Navy Veteran WWII. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorial contributions to be made in his name to the Everett E Club P.O. Box 490135 Everett, MA 02149

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