Agnes C (Ronecker) Pires
AGE: 90 • Hamburg
Agnes C (Ronecker) Pires, entered into eternal life peacefully on May 31, 2014 with her loving family by her side. She was 90. Agnes was born in Newark, NJ to Frederick and Agnes (McAllister) Ronecker. She was raised in Newark and had resided in Rockaway for many years prior to Hamburg. Agnes was best known to people as the secretary to the school principals at Thomas Jefferson School in Rockaway Borough. She enjoyed participating in the Rockaway Seniors during her time there. Predeceasing Agnes was her husband, John Hooper in 1958, and her second husband Antonio Pires in 2000.
She is survived by her loving son; John Hooper of Hamburg, previously of Sparta, and loving daughter; Christina Gordon and husband Dennis of Stockholm, NJ. Cherished grandchildren; Jacqueline M. Santobianco, John Michael Hooper, Rachel A. Killeen, and Christy M. Graham who is expecting Agnes's first great grandchild.
Friends and family are invited Wednesday, 2~4 6~8pm to Goble Funeral Home 22 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871. A 10 am Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at St. Jude the Apostle Church in Hamburg, followed by interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East. Hanover, NJ. Memorial Donations in Agnes's name are being accepted to :The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310
White Plains, NY 10605. See: www.goblefuneral.com