Agnes Malfer

Agnes Malfer, age 93, of Bennetts Valley Hwy., Weedville, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at Penn Highlands Elk.

Born April 16, 1924, in Dixonville, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Rose (Shepp) Kostecki. She was married to Albino “Beno” Malfer on Aug. 28, 1928. He preceded her in death in 1973.

She is survived by one daughter, Charlene Malfer of Weedville, Pa.; one brother, Raymond Kostecki of Penfield, Pa.; and two sisters, Marcella Distler and her husband William of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mary Lou Wiesner and her husband Guy of St. Marys, Pa.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Francis Kostecki, and two sisters, Veronica Waddington and Dorothy Duncan.

Being raised in Hollywood, Pa., she graduated from Huston Township High School in 1942.

Agnes worked for 30 years at the Bennetts Valley School Cafeteria and also at Sylvania of Emporium and the Big Trout Inn of Weedville.

She was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Bennetts Valley Senior Center.

She loved visiting with her relatives and friends.

She especially enjoyed playing cards, Bingo and having lunch at the Senior Center.

She lived most her life in Bennetts Valley.

Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, and from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home, Penfield, Pa.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Force, Pa., with Father Mark Mastrian as celebrant.

Interment will be in St. Joseph Church Cemetery.

The family will be accepting online condolences at

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