Agnes L. Damore

BARRE - Agnes Lucy Damore, 87, a longtime Hill Street resident and more recently of The Gardens in Williamstown, died Monday morning, Feb. 13, 2012, at Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin. Her family had been at her bedside.

Born Jan. 17, 1925, in Bellows Falls, she was the daughter of Timothy and Lucy (Perkins) Crimmins. She had attended St. Charles Elementary School and was a graduate of Bellows Falls High School.

On June 1, 1942, she married John E. Damore Jr. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Bellows Falls. While her husband served in the U.S. Navy in World War II, Agnes worked for an aircraft parts manufacturer in Springfield, Mass. Following World War II, they moved to Barre when her husband opened the former Whelan's Drug Store in Barre. He died Jan. 10, 1994.

She enjoyed playing golf, painting, cooking for her family, sewing and playing cards.

Her memberships included St. Monica Catholic Church and Court St. Monica of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas as well as the Barre Paletteers, the Women of the Knights of Columbus, the Barre Country Club and the Central Vermont Hospital Auxiliary.

Agnes leaves behind her two daughters and their husbands: Mary and Mark Genovesi, of Milford, N.H., and their children Kimberly and Angela, and Ann and Mark Moran, of Barre Town, and their children Kaitlin and Emily; and three sons and their wives: John and Shirley Damore, of Flower Mound, Texas, and their children Germaine, Dominic, Teresa, Anthony and Tina, Michael and Debbie Damore, of Barre, and son Michael, and Patrick and Lee Damore, of Mays Landing, N.J. Also surviving is her sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Arnold Corbiel, and brother and sister-in-law James and Barbara McIntyre and sister-in-law Josephine Crimmins, all of Springfield, Mass., and nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her brother Timothy.

Her Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic Church.

Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.

The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is in charge of the arrangements.

Published in Times Argus on Feb. 14, 2012