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February 29, 2020

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Agnes Gangemi
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Obituary for Agnes Gangemi

Agnes Rocco Gangemi, age 95 of Shrewsbury, died peacefully on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at home. Born in Long Branch she lived in Newark before moving to Shrewsbury 20 years ago. Agnes graduated from Barringer High School in Newark; St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing in Orange and served our Country honorably in the US Cadet Nurse Corps during WWII. After WWII, while her husband studied medicine in Rome, Agnes was able to work at the US Embassy because she was bilingual.

She was predeceased by her husband Dr. Frederick Gangemi; her brother, Ralph Rocco and her sister, Mary Lou Shirvanian. Surviving are two sons and a daughter in law, Frederick Gangemi and Edwin and Laura Gangemi; two daughters and sons in law, Cathleen and John Goode and Judith and Eliot Green and 7 grandchildren, Gianna, Jenna, Gabriella, Anthony, Dominick, Marco and Matteo.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 6 at 10 am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 141 Navesink Avenue in Highlands. Interment will follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Oceanport. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence, light a memorial candle or make a memorial donation by selecting the appropriate tab.

Service Information

Friday, March 6th, 2020 10:00am
Our Lady of Perpetual Help RC Church
141 SR-36
Highlands 07732
Location Information
Church is on the corner of Route 36 and Miller Street. Park in rectory lot next to church off Miller Street

Interment Information

Woodbine Cemetery
1173 Eatontown Blvd.
Oceanport, NJ 07757
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