Rudolph "Rudy" Agosti, Sr., age 75, of Waterville, Ohio, passed away of a sudden heart attack in his home, Friday afternoon, November 6, 2015. Rudy was born February 6, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio to Rudolph Anthony and Ema (Zanotelli) Agosti. He was a 1958 graduate of Woodward High School and attended Peace officer Training. On April 23, 1966, he married his beloved wife, Julie Lumbrezer.
Rudy worked as a private security officer for LOF. He retired in 1999, following heart surgery, and sought work that was less stressful. He was fortunate to be hired by St. Luke's Hospital, where he was a courtesy driver for the next 16 years. Rudy was devoted to his work, and was known as the go to guy for offering support and advice to his fellow employees in need. He will also be remembered for his jokes and cheering people up. He made people around him feel at ease.
Rudy enjoyed showing off his 1965 Mustang at local car shows and watching the Ohio State Buckeyes. He was a member of St. Patrick Providence Catholic Church in Grand Rapids. Rudy was an avid moviegoer. Tuesday was devoted to taking his family out to grab lunch and catch a good movie. Rudy's family was #1 to him.
He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 50 years, Julie, daughter, Annette (Kevin) Riedel; sons, Anthony Rudolph, Sr. (Rhonda) Agosti and Rudolph Donald, Jr. (Cathy) Agosti; grandchildren, Taylor, Dominic, Jami, Emily, Tony, RJ and Ted; sister, Rosemarie (Bill) Cook; brother-in-law, Kenneth Artz; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and cousins.
Rudy was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, August and Virgil Agosti; sister, Evelyn Artz; and mother and father-in-law, Margaret and Ted Lumbrezer.
Visitation will be held Monday, November 9th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton (419.826.2631), where the Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Resurrection will be Celebrated Tuesday, November 10th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Providence Church in Grand Rapids, Ohio with Fr. David Tscherne presiding. Interment will follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association, St. Patrick Church, or St. Luke's Cardiac Rehab Center.
Residence: Waterville, Ohio
Visitation: Monday, November 9th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Mass of Resurrection: Tuesday, November 10th at 11:00 am at St. Patrick Providence Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, Ohio
Interment: St. Patrick's Cemetery