November 5, 1935 – August 23, 2018
Agnes Karl (née Strohmaier) of New City, NY, 82 years old, passed away on August 23, 2018 after a long illness. She died peacefully at home, surrounded by her beloved family and friends. Agnes was a long time resident of New City. She was born on November 5, 1935 to Josef and Katharina Strohmaier in Tittmoning, Germany. She married her sweetheart Anton (Tony) Karl and they emigrated to the United States in 1964. Agnes was an excellent cook and baker, she loved gardening and was a talented seamstress. Agnes loved the outdoors, traveling with her husband and most of all, spending time with her children and grandchildren. Agnes worked as a bookkeeper for over 40 years at the business she and her husband started in 1970, ANKA Tool & Die. She and her husband enjoyed skiing, they took many trips to Switzerland and out West. She is survived by her devoted husband, Anton; her son Tony Jr. and his wife Clara; her daughter Ingrid Capasso and her husband Paul, and her grandchildren: Natasha, Nicholas, Christopher, Angela and Ava. She is also survived by her brother Adolf, (Erika); her brother Fritz (Heidi); her sister Katharina; her sister-in-law Anneliese (Werner) in addition to many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents Josef and Katharina Strohmaier and her Brother-in-Law Norbert and his wife Elvi. She was loved by many and will be missed by all who knew her.
Family will receive friends on Monday, August 27 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at Higgins Funeral Home in Congers, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, 10am, at St. Paul’s Church, Congers, followed by interment at Gethsemane Cemetery, Rockland Lake, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956
Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc. 321 South Main Street New City, NY 10956 (845) 634-6110
- Visiting Monday, August 27, 2018
- Funeral Mass Tuesday, August 28, 2018