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Agnes S (Shamiah) Zahka

July 31, 1924 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 95)

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Agnes (Shamiah) Zahka, of North Hill, Needham formerly of West Newton, passed away on May 20, 2020 at the age of 95.

Agnes was the dear and devoted wife of the late George Zahka. Agnes was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, moved to Boston in 1947 after her marriage to George and settled in West Newton where they raised their family.

Beloved mother of Joseph Zahka and his wife Deborah of Harwich, Kenneth Zahka M.D. and his wife Victoria of Ohio, James Zahka and his wife Joan of Sarasota, and David Zahka and his wife Frances of New Jersey. Dear "Tata" of 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Loving sister to Lily Lang and the late Joseph Shamiah and Lorice Hashway. Dear sister-in-law of Paul Lang and the late Frances Shamiah and Mitchell Hashway. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Agnes will be laid to rest with her beloved George at a graveside Funeral Service at Fairvew Cemetery in Hyde Park. The service is private due to current restrictions.
Please make contributions in Agnes' memory to the Church of St. John of Damascus, 300 West St. Dedham, MA 02026 or

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Private Services

Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home
8 Spring Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132


Church of St. John of Damascus
300 West St., Dedham MA 02026

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