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Agnes M. Clark-Moretti, health worker
March 28, 1938 -- Feb. 5, 2006

Agnes M. Clark-Moretti died Sunday in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness. She was 67.

A Niagara Falls native, the former Agnes Fadel graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1956 and earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Empire State College.

Mrs. Clark-Moretti worked for the Niagara County Mental Health Association as an assistant coordinator. In 1973, she took a position with the Niagara County Drug Abuse Program as a counselor and in 1989 became a chemical dependency specialist and outreach supervisor. She retired in 1999.

She received numerous awards, including Niagara County Girl Scouts Appreciation Award, in recognition of her 15 years of service; the Anthony L. Bax Memorial Good Neighbor Award; and the Copin House Appreciation Award for Community Service.

She was a member of the parish council at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in the Town of Niagara, Whirlpool Mothers Club and Maple Avenue School parents group. She also was a Dame of St. Ignatius of Antiochian. She enjoyed cooking and interior design.

She was the widow of the Rev. Daniel E. Clark, who died in 1990.

Survivors include her husband of nearly seven years, Bruno Moretti; a daughter, Susan Dineen, and a son, Melvin J. Shahin, both of Niagara Falls; a stepson, Michael B. Moretti of Grand Island; a stepdaughter, Jennifer G. Moretti of Little Rock, Ark.; three brothers, Roy Fadel and Robert Fadel, both of Niagara Falls, and Raymond Fadel of Getzville; four sisters, Charlotte Shahin of Reston, Va., and Esther Fadel, Dorothy Habib and Dolores Fadel, all of Niagara Falls; and a grandchild.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1073 Saunders Settlement Road. Burial will be in Niagara Falls Memorial Park, Lewiston.


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