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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
James M. Agnew
February 27, 1958 - July 28, 2019

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Visitation - Saturday, August 3, 2019, 10:00 to 11:00 AM at St. Alphonsus Church, Maple Glen
Funeral Mass - Saturday, August 3, 2019, 11:00 AM at St. Alphonsus Church, Maple Glen


Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Map
Clergy - St. Alphonsus Church - 33 Conwell Drive, Maple Glen, PA 19002 - 215-646-4600 - Map
Family Florist - An Enchanted Florist at Skippack Village - 3907 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA 19474 - 800-618-7280 - Map
Donation - Special Olympics Montgomery County - Suite 203, 980 Harvest Drive, Blue Bell, PA 19422 - 215-542-1140 - Map

James M. Agnew of North Wales, Pennsylvania passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at his home. He was 61 years old. James was born February 27, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late James A. Agnew Jr. and the late Paula M. Agnew (nee - Cloherty). He is the beloved father of Ian Agnew, Audrey Agnew, and Evan Agnew; brother of Kevin Agnew, Kathleen Agnew, Sheila Rothenberger, Jennifer Agnew, Timothy Agnew and his wife Kimberly, Chris Agnew and his wife Lisa. He is also survived by Karen McNichols and his many nieces and nephews.

Jim was raised in Maple Glen, PA. He was a 1976 graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School and continued his education earning a degree from Temple University. He worked for many years at Ion Systems. Jim met Karen McNichols while vacationing in Avalon, NJ, they married at St. John the Baptist parish and raised their three children in Hatfield and later Collegeville, PA. Jim was a fitness guru and enjoyed training for triathlons. His first in 1990, the Liberty to Liberty, from the Statue of Liberty in New York to the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. A proud moment for him was joining his son Ian in the Steelman Triathlon at Nockamixon State Park in 2007. Jim continued biking and swimming until his last days.

Relatives and friends were invited to his visitation on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. and Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. at St. Alphonsus Church, 33 Conwell Drive, Maple Glen, PA 19002.

Religious services were conducted by Rev. Msgr. Brian P. Hennessy from St. Alphonsus Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Special Olympics Montgomery County, Suite 203, 980 Harvest Drive, Blue Bell, PA 19422.

Family flowers arranged by An Enchanted Florist at Skippack Village, 800-618-7280, 3907 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA 19474.

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