Agatha Irene "Aggie" Ott (1936 - 2017)

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Mrs. Aggie I. Ott, 80, of Punxsutawney, passed away at her home on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.
Aggie was born on June 16, 1936, a daughter of the late William Joseph and Mary (Poninsky) Farcus. Aggie married Russell Adam Ott on Aug. 8, 1953. Russell preceded Aggie in death on Aug. 17, 1996. Russell was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean War.
Aggie was a member of the Saints Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church (S.s.CD) of Punxsutawney. She was a kind and generous woman who was involved in a myriad of community and church and activities. Aggie also worked for years at the Loree Footwear Factory in Big Run and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America Altar Rosary Society, American Legion, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, #1231. Aggie was a generous woman who never missed an opportunity to give of herself to the community and to the church she so dearly loved.
Aggie is survived by her five children: Denise Smith and her husband Robert of Reynoldsville, Darcy Ott of Punxsutawney, William R. Ott and his wife Amanda of Punxsutawney, Tracey Gromley and her husband William of Glen Campbell, and Tina Szakelyhidi and her husband Tom of Punxsutawney. Aggie is also survived by several nieces and nephews, of which is her beloved niece, Deborah Miller of Punxsutawney; and 12 grandchildren: Stacey and Russell Haag, Cheryl Smith, Courtney, Alexis, Adrianne Ott, and Kelsey Ott-Sudik, Angela and Chad Gromley, Amber and Carli Chambers, and Tiffany Wolanin. Aggie is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren and her beloved "grand pets."
In addition to her husband of 43 years, Russell, Aggie was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, William and Joseph "Chook" Farcus; two sisters, Elizabeth "Betty" Miller and infant, Helen Farcus; a grandson, John E. Haag, Jr.; and a great-granddaughter, Myla Lynn Smith.
Friends and family will be received from 2 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at the Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc of Punxsutawney. A Funeral Mass will be held at Saints Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at 1 p.m. with Monsignor Joseph Riccardo officiating.
Aggie will be interred at Calvary Cemetery in Punxsutawney.
Online condolences can be made at
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Shumaker Funeral Home Inc
115 E Union St
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
(814) 938-5421
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Published in The Courier Express on Feb. 1, 2017
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