Our beloved mother, Agnes V Surak of Fishkill, New York…passed away peacefully at home with her children by her side on June 25th. She was 84. She was born in Peekskill, New York on July 10th,1933 to Italian immigrants, the late Joseph and Mary Mirabello. She grew up in a loving, close knit family and loved to share fond memories of her chjldhood in Peekskill. After graduation, she worked at Sonotone Corp, in Cold Spring, NY(her favorite job) and Colonial Terrace in Cortlandt, NY. She moved to Poughkeepsie, NY in 1978 were she was employed at IBM until her retirement in 1995.
Agnes married Richard R Surak on September 16th, 1956…until his death in November 1982. She is survived by her son, Richard R Surak Jr, of Fishkill, NY and a daughter, Tanya A Surak and her husband Keith Smith of Baldwin, NY; her sisters Ann Gaudinier of Lexington, KY and Maryann Miller and husband David of Peekskill, NY; a brother Joseph Mirabello and Aunt Betty of Fishkill, NY; also in-laws, cousins, many close nieces and nephews and friends who loved her dearly. She was predeceased by her son, John J Surak in December of 2007.
Agnes was a loving, devoted mother and friend to all…after her retirement from IBM in1995 she took pleasure in shopping, enjoyed meeting friends for lunch at the Poughkeepsie Galleria food court, watching a good mystery movie, trips to Las Vegas/Monticello and working on her ‘search a word’ book. She found the most enjoyment though being with her family who adored her. She always had a smile on her face and a kind word for all.
She will be forever missed and cherished and remembered for the love she gave.
Visitation will be held at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home on Thursday, June 28th, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Chapel Service will be held at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home Friday, June 29th, at 10:00am
Interment to follow at the Assumption Cemetery