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Members of the bowling team are pictured in a festive mood. (l-r) Shirley, Jeannette, Sylvia, Nettie, Evy, Iona, Gladys, Doris.

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Bowling League

For Seniors Citizens

A special admiration and congratulations to our octogenarian ladies who bowl in leagues at the Van Nest Bowling Lanes.

Their dedication energy, drive and vitality are outstanding.

They are an inspiration to all of us as they embrace their golden years.

Several of the women have been bowling in leagues for over 60 years.

Notable Passing

Agnes Egan (nee Dzichko) was born May 27, 1950 and died Tuesday, February 14.

She was born to the late Rose (DeBonis) Egan and James Egan.

She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Mann (husband Matthew and grandchildren Brian and Emily) of Poughkeepsie, New York.

She is also survived by her brother, Jerem Egan (wife Nell) of Oregon, two nieces Jaimie Egan of Kingston, New York and Holly Elmer of Shandaken, New York, Aunt Mabel Gil of Albany, New York and many cousins.

She is preceded in death by her grandson, Steven Mann.

She had a love for the arts and foreign languages.

Raised in Brooklyn, in more recent years she became a fixture at the Church of the Holy Family in Castle Hill.

She spent many of her days at Holy Family Senior Community Center.

A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 2 at Church of the Holy Family, located at 2158 Watson Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mechler Hall Senior Center at 2158 Watson Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260-4597. E-mail him at procchio@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.

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