Geraldine C. (Sobocinski)'s Story

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Geraldine Agocs, age 92, of Wake Forest, N.C., former longtime resident of Lynn, Salem and Hamilton, passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017, at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, N.C. She was born on January 11, 1925, in Salem, Mass., the daughter of the late Constantine and Aniela (Zawacka) Sobocinski. She was raised and educated in Salem and graduated from Salem High School, Class of 1942. She worked as a secretary at Hytron in Salem and later at John Hancock in Lynn. She lived in Lynn for 38 years, moving to Hamilton in June 2000 to live with her son, John and his family. Together they moved to Wake Forest, N.C., in 2008. Jerri was a parishioner of St. Pius V in Lynn, St. Paul’s in Hamilton and St. Catherine of Sienna in Wake Forest. She will be remembered by her family as a very pious and compassionate woman who loved her family very much. She was predeceased by her husband of 38 years, Lewis A. Agocs in 1986. She is survived by her three sons, Alan Agocs and his wife, Kim of Brownfield, Maine, David Agocs and his wife, Sandy of Lynn and John Agocs and his wife, Abbie of Wake Forest, N.C.; her four grandchildren, Robert Agocs, Bob Esbjorn, Daniel Agocs and Rebecca Agocs; as well as her four great-grandchildren, Brianna Esbjorn, Cameron Esbjorn, Ella Agocs and Lilah Agocs, who also survive her.
Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, March 9, 2017, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn, MA 01904. Her funeral will begin on Friday, March 10, 2017, at 8 a.m. at the funeral home, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 9 a.m. at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple Street, Lynn, MA 01904. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery on Boston Street in Lynn. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to St. Pius V Religious Education, Attn: Deborah, 215 Maple Street, Lynn, MA 01904. Please visit www.cuffemcginn.com for directions or to sign the online guest book.
Published on  March 8, 2017
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