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Avanelle S. (Avie) Aggers

Born: Sat., Oct. 26, 1929
Died: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral Home Inc.

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Avanelle S. "Avie" Aggers, 89, of Buffalo Twp, passed away on Monday, August 12th, 2019 while in the company of her family, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Avie was born in Freeport on October 26, 1929, a daughter of the late Ruth A. (Beale) and Charles A. Sweeny. She was the widow if the late Dale R. Aggers, who passed in 2016. Avie was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker. She had worked for a number of years as an executive secretary at Alcoa in Arnold. She was a faithful member of the the Freeport United Methodist Church in Freeport for over 70 years. Avie was a member and past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Freeport Chapter #179 for over 50 years. She was a past District Deputy Grand Matron of of the Eastern Star's District 4B. Avie enjoyed doing ceramics, baking Christmas cookies. going out to eat. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles because in her words, It kept her mind sharp. She loved talking with her sister Gerrie on the phone and spending time with her family. Avanelle is survived by her son, Don R. & Mary Aggers, of Vermilion, OH; daughters, Debra L. & Gary Shearn, of Freemont, OH and Barbara A. & Jeffrey Graham, of New Kensington. Her 3 granddaughters, Kimberly (Derek) Warren, Emily (Kevin) Muniz and Hannah Graham and her 3 great grandchildren, Catherine Muniz, Bryce Warren and Braelyn Warren. Avie is also survived by two sisters, Geraldine Roofner, of Youngstown, OH; Shirley & Andy Sinka, of Sarver and her brother, Charles D. & Barbara Sweeny, of Loganton, PA; Family and friends will be received on Thursday, August 15th from 2-4 & 6-8 pm in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. in Freeport, PA Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 16th at 10 am in the funeral home with Pastor Sally Jo Snyder officiating. Burial will be held in the Freeport Cemetery. The family would like to thank Avie's neighbors for all their kindness and help, especially Jane, Rich and Wilda. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to to the charity of choice in Avie's memory. 

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Jim Harbison. The Villages Fl.
   Posted Tue August 13, 2019
To Don and sisters, with my sympathy. Both your mom and dad were Super Good people!

Gary & Diana Risch
   Posted Tue August 13, 2019
To all of Avie's family, You have our deepest sympathy in the passing of your mom. I was fortunate to grow up in the church with your mom and all of you. I have very fond memories of your mom.
Blessings and friendship,

Paul White
   Posted Wed August 14, 2019
My sincere sympathy to you, Don and to your sisters and family. May your mother rest in God’s peace.
Paul White
Sarasota, FL

Jamie Phillips
   Posted Wed August 14, 2019
My deepest sympathy to your family. May the choirs of angels come to greet your mother.

Roberta (Fuehrer) Pflugh
   Posted Wed August 14, 2019
Barb and Family, With sincere sympathy on the passing of your mom. She was a wonderful person-will be missed dearly! Prayers to all

judy & Greg Barlett
   Posted Thu August 15, 2019
Barb & Jeff, Emily & Hannah, Debbie, Don, Grandkids & Family: Our heartfelt thoughts & prayers are with you today & in the days ahead for strength & Comfort. Your obit for your Mother was beautiful. We will always remember Avie fondly.

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