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Emogene (Hollars) D'Agostino

January 15, 1933 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Emogene D'Agostino Obituary

Emogene D’Agostino, age 90 of Todd, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2024.

She was a native of Watauga County and the daughter of the late Arl and Eula Richardson Hollars.

She was a fabulous but humble person who was blessed with a wonderful sense of humor. She was so diverse in her interests and talents. She was a great speller, winning many spelling bee’s. She was proficient as a seamstress, playing the organ and piano, gardening, speaking French and playing Candy Crush.

Emogene loved her pet rooster and was a very good cook. She perfected the best Meatballs and Penne and pumpkin pies.

In addition to her parents, was preceded in death by her husband, Leo D’Agostino; her two sons Lenny and Randall Jeffery; his sister, Louise, and her brother and sister-in-law David and Lorraine Hollars.

She is survived by daughters Sandy Wilcox and James, Arlene Barnes, and Andrea Hitt and Earl; her sons Jeff D’Agostino and Sheila, Steven D’Agostino and Melinda.

Grandchildren, Leila, Nina, Stephanie, Alex, Christopher, Alexis, Angelina, Arianna, Dylan, Amber, Trenton, Owen, Giada and Gabby. She is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law Arlene and Larry Cook, and a special niece Amanda Mareno.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 12, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. in the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel.

The family will receive friends prior to the services Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

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January 12, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home
194 Queen Street
Boone, NC

Funeral Service
January 12, 2024

11:00 AM
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home
194 Queen Street
Boone, NC


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