|Birth: ||Sep. 7, 1927|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 2004|
Anchorage Daily News July 4, 2004
Anchorage resident Thomas H. Agoney Sr., 76, died July 2, 2004, at Mary Conrad Center. A visitation was held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel, 737 E St. Additional services and burial were in Nondalton. Pallbearers included Eugene Wilson, Thomas Agoney, Leon Agoney, Randy Standifer, David Delkittie and Abe Wilson Jr.
Mr. Agoney was born Sept. 7, 1927, in New York and had lived in Alaska since 1947. He worked as a self-employed commercial fisherman and trapper. Mr. Agoney lived in Nondalton from 1961 to 1989. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1944 and the U.S. Army in 1946. Mr. Agoney loved country music and was a great storyteller, his family said. He was a "very loving and giving person, always helping someone in need," and a hard worker who will be greatly missed by everyone he knew, his family also said. His family wrote: "He considered Nondalton his home and valued the Athabascan and Russian Orthodox culture of his family and the people of Nondalton, who he also considered family."
Survivors include his daughters, Nancy Delkittie of Nondalton, Donna Collier of Anchorage, Sophie Griffith of Long Branch, Texas, and Susan Standifer of Tyonek; son, Robert Agoney Sr. of Nondalton; brothers, Eugene Agoney and Jesse Agoney of New York; 30 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty, and son, Thomas Agoney Jr. Arrangements were made with Evergreen Memorial Chapel.
Nondalton Indian Village Cemetery
Lake and Peninsula Borough
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Record added: Jun 07, 2011
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