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Raymond Agresta

December 28, 2012
The Herald-Star

AGRESTA, Raymond Angelo, 87, of Steubenville, passed away on December 26, 2012, at the Villa Vista.

He was born February 18, 1925.

Born and raised in Steubenville, he attended Steubenville High School, U.S. Army Finance School, and Brooklyn College of Optics in Brooklyn, New York. He was owner of Ace Optical Company Inc. he was also a member of Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, 50 year member of Steubenville Lions Club, Jefferson County Democratic Party Committee, Sons of Italy (Christopher Columbus Lodge 705), Franciscan University Century Club, Jefferson County Trustee Assoc., Elks, American Legion Post 33, and Knights of St. Anthony.

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Raymond was Treasurer of the City of Steubenville for 1 term, and Jefferson County Treasurer for 5 terms.

He was a US army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the former St. Anthony Catholic Church and a current member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

He leaves behind his wife, Audrey Jane DiThomas Agresta.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cesare and Jennie Renda Agresta and his brother, Dr. Joseph Agresta.

He leaves behind two sons, Raymond M. (Emanuela) Agresta and Gregory J. (Jennifer) Agresta both of Steubenville; three grand children, Alexandra, Robert, and Jonathan. A brother Dr. Ronald C. Agresta of Steubenville and a sister, Jean (Victor) Zrinyi of Follansbee.

Calling hours are Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd.

A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Msgr. Gerald Calovini, celebrant.

Entombment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Charity Hospice or Steubenville High School.

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