It is with great sadness that the family of Agnes (McSorley) Zaverton, widow of the late Stephen Zaverton Sr., announce her passing on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the age of 82. Agnes passed peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving family. Agnes was born in Blantyre, Scotland on January 31, 1938, daughter of the late James “Jack” and Rose Ann (Scullion) McSorley. Agnes immigrated to the United States in 1957 and during a visit to Niagara Falls, she met Stephen, whom she later married on June 4, 1960. Agnes was an active member of St. Patrick’s Church, serving as a Eucharistic minister for many years. She met many friends as a member of the British Club, and while working at Cobalt Lodge. She enjoyed bowling, reading and regularly attended bingo. Agnes was preceded in death by her husband Stephen, and four brothers James, Peter, Patrick and John. She is survived by her five children; son Stephen Zaverton Jr., and his wife Kathy, of East Hampton, CT, sons Mark Zaverton and Clifford Zaverton both of Wichita, Kansas, daughter Kimberly Zaverton of Colchester and her fiancé Terry Fapier, daughter Lorraine Gieras and her husband John; two brothers Bernard (Ann) and Hugh (Liz) of Scotland, sister Catherine Beattie of Australia, sister Mary (Ken) Dunne of New Jersey, eight grandchildren Melissa, Stephen, Elizabeth, Tyler, Nicole, Miranda, J.P., and Cole, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A private funeral mass will be held at St. Patrick Church with burial to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Radio and Television Mass c/o St. Patrick’s Church.
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