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Agnes A. (Caouette) Truesdell

April 1, 1920 ~ September 14, 2018 (age 98)

Agnes A. Truesdell, 98, of 10 Congress St. in Greenfield, died Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Buckley Health Care Center.

Agnes was born in Winchendon, MA on April 1, 1920, the daughter of Honorius and Marie (Fontaine) Caouette. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Harold Truesdell.

She and her husband owned and operated a family dairy farm and Truesdell Sugar House in Colrain.

Agnes had many interests. Her first love was her family. She loved supporting her grandchildren and great grandchildren in all their activities and sports. She loved to travel and has had many exciting trips with family and friends throughout the years, all over the United States. Agnes and Harold especially loved the Amish Country in Pennsylvania and traveled there many times a year. She found much enjoyment playing cards with family and friends. In her younger years, Agnes decorated birthday and wedding cakes, loved to sew, crochet, and was well known as a great cook.

Agnes leaves behind her three daughters; Kathleen Jenks of Shelburne, Mary Lou Morawski of Sebastian, FL, and Barbara Whiteman of South Deerfield, her brother Kenneth Caouette of Greenfield, nine grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was a devoted Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Aunt, who traveled to be a part of the many activities in her families lives and had a special relationship with each one. Her thoughtfulness is her greatest legacy.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 21, at the Smith-Kelleher Funeral Home, 40 Church St., Shelburne Falls. There will be a calling hour at 11:00 and the service will be at 12:00 pm. Burial will follow in Arms Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Franklin County, 329 Conway St., Greenfield, MA 01301 

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