Genevieve Frances "DeeDee" (Skranda) D'Agnese, age 97 years, of Swampscott, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013, in a local nursing home, following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Anthony F. "Red" D'Agnese, and the daughter of the late William V. and Anna (Dagiel) Skranda. Born and raised in Lynn, she has lived in Swampscott since 1937. She was educated in Lynn schools, and was a homemaker. She enjoyed her family very much. She also enjoyed sewing and traveling, and was active with and Past President of the Auxiliary with the VFW Post 1240, Swampscott, as well as PLAV Post 630, Lynn. She is survived by her daughter Jeannette A. Ryan and her husband Joseph P. Ryan Jr. of Swampscott, three grandchildren, Deborah A. Strauss and her husband Stephen of Lynnfield, Mark A. Ryan and his wife Leah of Swampscott and Patrick J. Ryan and his wife Chantal of Lynn, seven great grandchildren, Jennifer Bridgers and her husband Ed, Jonathan and Andrea Strauss, Sarah and Zack Ryan, and Lily and Michael Ryan. She also leaves her great, great grandchild, Genevieve Grace Bridgers, and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Zygmunt W Skranda and the grandmother of the late Michael A. Ryan. Her funeral will be held from the SOLIMINE, LANDERGAN & RICHARDSON FUNERAL HOME, 67 Ocean Street (Rt1A) Lynn on Saturday at 9AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Family Church, Lynn at 10AM. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be Friday from 4-7PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
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Published in The Marblehead Reporter from Jan. 18 to Jan. 25, 2013