Michael J. Nagy
Michael J. Nagy, 74, a resident of Sunbury, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, having battled severe circulatory problems for several years.
A native of Bridgeport, Ohio , he was born on July 4, 1937, the son of Alex and Mary Catherine Nagy.
Mike served as the Vice President of his Senior Class and lettered in both basketball and baseball during his high school years. He was very proud to have played both high school and post high school baseball with Phil Niekro, who went onto become well know as a pitcher in the major leagues. He also took great pride in being a schoolmate and acquaintance of Ohio State University basketball great, John Havlicek.
Mr. Nagy moved his family to Delaware in 1969 to accept a position with the Delaware County Bank. He served as Branch Manager of the London Road Office and later the Delaware Center Branch Manager for several years. He was later named a Vice President of the bank and served as a mortgage lender at the main office downtown until his retirement.
Mike was a foster parent for over 40 kids from three counties.
Mike was an avid golfer and was a long time member of Table Rock Golf Course in Sunbury where he enjoyed many rounds of golf with his group of golfing buddies.
He is survived by a son, Eric Michael Nagy of Lewis Center; two daughters, Cathy Sue Ross of Delaware and Justine of Sunbury; step-daughter, Lisa (Boston) and her husband, Duane Thiergartner of Sunbury; former daughter-in-law, Mani Nagy of Lewis Center; grandchildren, Alex Michael Nagy, Tia Rose Nagy and Brooke Leora Nagy, and Evan and Lauren Thiergartner; and by a brother, Richard Nagy of Dearborn, Michigan.
Visitation was held Wednesday (May 30) at the Robinson Funeral Home where the funeral service will be today (Thursday, May 31) at 11 a.m. with Pastor Wallace White officiating.
A fund is being established in Mike’s memory and to benefit the DCBDD. This funding will be set aside for people who are deaf and can not afford an interpreter. Sign language for the deaf makes it able for hearing impaired to fully enjoy a private function of hearing friends and family. Further information and memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at < www.robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com >.