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Joseph S. Agnello

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Joseph S. Agnello Obituary
AGNELLO, JOSEPH S., age 91, of Madison Heights, Michigan, passed away peacefully on June 25, 2014. He was born on November 28, 1922 in Hazel Park, Michigan. Judge Agnello attended St. Mary Magdalen School and graduated from Hazel Park High School in 1941. He served as Class President, was a member of the National Honor Society and was the Captain of the Hazel Park High School Football Team his senior year. He received his law degree from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1953. He served with the Army Air Force as a sergeant during World War II in the India, Burma and China Theatre, 492nd Bomb Squadron, 7th Bomb Group. Judge Agnello served 30 years as a Municipal and District Judge in the 43rd District. Judge Agnello was a member of the American Judges Association, American Society of Italian-American Jurists, the South Oakland Bar Association (the SOBs) and various other bar associations. He was a Charter Member and Past President of the Hazel Park Kiwanis. Judge Agnello spent most of his life as a resident of the 43rd District. He enjoyed reading, traveling and being with his family. Beloved Husband of 32 years to Sandra “Sandy” Agnello. Father of Joseph A. Agnello, Robert (Anna) Agnello, David Agnello, Susan (Joe) Kling, Joseph S. (Rachel) Agnello II and John Agnello. Grandfather of six and great-grandfather of three. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 2-9:00 p.m., Friday, July 4, 2014 from 2-9:00 p.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 23919 John R. Road, Hazel Park, Michigan. Funeral Mass to be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 11 a.m. (10:30 a.m. instate) at St. Mary Magdalen Church, Hazel Park, Michigan. Burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield, Michigan. Memorial Donations to Hazel Park Promise Zone. hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com
Published in Daily Tribune on July 2, 2014
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