Roland Nagy (1925 - 2014)

  • "Cathy and family so sorry to hear of Gus's passing...."
    - Amy Eichhammer
  • "Mrs. Nagy and Daughters, Mr. Nagy was always a kind..."
    - Rosemarie Miloscia Saladino
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Roland "Gus" Nagy

1925 - 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN Roland "Gus" Nagy of Middlebury, Vt., formerly of Clifton, N.J., Caldwell, N.J., and Williamstown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 26, 2014, after a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Catherine (Van Voren); daughters, Adrianne DaPonte (Paul), Madeline Nagy (Donald Gilrein) and Gwendolyn Nagy-Benson (Andrew), grandchildren Ella, Mary, and Rachael Nagy-Benson, Simeon and Seraphina DaPonte, and many nieces and nephews. Roland was born in Hopewell, Va., on May 13, 1925, the second of three children of Imre and Irene (Farkas) Nagy. He grew up in Clifton, N.J. and, upon graduation from Clifton High School in 1942, received a scholarship to attend MIT. After wartime service on the U.S.S. Pensacola, Gus returned to MIT and completed a degree in chemical engineering. He worked for the Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation in Livingston, N.J., for the majority of his career, retiring in 1990. Gus and Cathy moved to Williamstown in 1992, where Gus was able to pursue many interests, including choral singing, photography, woodworking, and gardening. Gus loved learning and his particular passion was history. The Berkshire Eagle and New York Times crosswords were a daily ritual. Gus will be remembered as a loving husband and father, deeply committed to his faith and devoted to his family. FUNERAL NOTICE: A service in celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Congregational Church in Middlebury, Vt. Gifts in Gus's memory may be made to Addison County Home Health and Hospice, PO Box 754, Route 7, Middlebury, VT 05753 or to a .
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 30, 2014