John Bagotai

JOHN BAGOTAI John Bagotai, 85, of Lansdale, died Sunday, March 17, 2013. He was the husband of Elisabeth (Schwanauer) Bagotai, his wife of 67 years. Born July 1, 1927 in Budakesi, Hungary, he was a son of the late Johann and Maria (Martin) Bagotai. Mr. Bagotai was employed as a union sheet metal fabricator, retiring from Capitol Sign, Colmar, in 1989. He enjoyed working on projects in his workshop and welcomed difficult challenges. John was an accomplished winemaker, an art which he learned from his grandfather in Hungary, and was meticulous in all aspects of his life and work, especially his yard. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Mary Bagotai of Chalfont and Joseph Bagotai of Quakertown; his grandson, Chad; and niece, Ilse Hausner and her husband, Horst, of Hatfield. He was preceded in death by his brother, Karl Bagotai. Relatives and friends may call after 1PM March 30, at Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, 701 Derstine Ave., Lansdale, followed by the Memorial Service at 2PM. Interment will be private.

Funeral Home

Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home - Lansdale
701 Derstine Avenue  Lansdale, PA 19446
Published in The Reporter on Mar. 19, 2013