Warren C. "Bud" Nagle, M.D. of Athens, Pa., died peacefully at home on Jan. 20, 2013.
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He was born on Sept. 4, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pa., a son of the late Dr. Frank O. and Alice Zahm Nagle.
Warren graduated from Episcopal Academy, and then joined the U.S. Army. Following his honorable discharge from the service, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School. He interned at Lankenau Hospital, followed by a four year residency in Urology at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. Upon completion of his residency, he opened a private practice in Carlisle, Pa., and then joined the Guthrie Clinic in 1962. Dr. Nagle was appointed Chief of Urology, serving in that position for 24 years, retiring in 1991 after practicing at Guthrie Clinic for 29 years.
As a child, Warren spent summers at the family home in Ocean Grove, N.J., and after his retirement, he enjoyed spending time there with his family, especially his grandchildren. In addition to serving in his community upon retirement, he spent much of his time gardening, reading, and traveling to many parts of the world. One of his greatest pleasures was traveling to visit his grandchildren and attending their numerous school and athletic events. Warren was a long-time member of St. John Lutheran Church, Bradford County Humane Society, and Spaulding Memorial Library.
He is predeceased by his brother W. William Nagle, M.D.
Warren is survived by his wife of 59 years Ardelle Hemmig Nagle, at home; children Warren C. (Joyce) Nagle Jr. of White River, Vt., Sheryl E. Nagle, M.D. (Jeffrey Ogorzalek, M.D.) of Clarksville, Md., and Elizabeth A. Nagle (Michael O'Connell) of Wilton, Conn.; grandchildren Aidan, Conor and Isabelle Nagle, Amanda, Jeremy and Emily Ogorzalek, and Kevin, Erin and Brian O'Connell; brother Frank O. (Alvina) Nagle Jr. of Gladwyne, Pa.; a niece, several nephews, and their families, and a dear family friend who was like a daughter Bonnie Brigham Packer of Athens, Pa.
Friends and family may call on from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2 at St. John Lutheran Church, 207 S. Hopkins St., Sayre, Pa., with the Rev. Alexandra Liepe officiating.
Burial will be in St. Paul's Evangelical Church Cemetery, Catawissa, Pa.
Memorial donations may be made in Dr. Nagle's memory to: Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, PA 18850; Spaulding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens, PA 18810, or St. John Lutheran Church, 207 S. Hopkins St., Sayre, PA 18840.
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Published in Daily Review from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2013