John J. Nagurney, 82, a resident of Green Ridge Health Care Center, died Saturday morning at the center. Formerly of Throop, John was happily married for 62 years to the former Dorothy Sniegocki.
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Born in Dickson City, Jack was the eldest son of the late John Nagurney Sr. and Anna Buck Nagurney and a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, Throop.
After retiring from Procter & Gamble, Washington Twp., Jack thoroughly enjoyed his years of retirement, traveling on cruises, taking trips to the casino and spending time with family. Quiet and faithful, John was a beloved brother, husband, father, grandpa and friend. His strength of character and consistent example of generosity and kindness will be forever remembered in the hearts of those who loved him.
The family fondly thanks the staff of the Green Ridge Health Care Center for their unwavering care of John for two years.
Surviving are three children, two sons, David and wife, Jane, Throop; and Donald and wife, Beth, North Wales; and a daughter, Denise Adamitis, Moscow. He also was blessed with six grandchildren, Laura Fallon, John Nagurney, Josie Nagurney, Molly Adamitis, Erik Adamitis and Max Adamitis. In addition, two great-grandchildren were fortunate enough to know him, David and Joshua Fallon. Jack also is survived by three brothers, Joseph, Edward and Robert Nagurney; and three sisters, Ceil Andrews, Dolores Hudzik and Ann Marie Frost.
He was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, George Adamitis.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 at Blessed Sacrament Church.
Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 p.m.
A simple and giving man, Jack would love, in lieu of flowers, a donation to the donor's favorite charity.
For directions or to leave an online condolence, visit www.mazurfuneralhome.com.
Frank T Mazur Funeral Home Inc
601 Dundaff St
Dickson City, PA 18519
Published in Scranton Times on July 27, 2014