John E. Nagy Sr., 65

John Edward Nagy, Sr.

BROWNFIELD — John Edward Nagy Sr., 65, of Brownfield, formerly of Green Brook, N.J., died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at his home in Brownfield.

He was born on Oct. 8, 1952, in Middlesex, N.J., a son of John and Edythe (Pack) Nagy. He graduated from East Brunswick High School and was an Eagle Scout recipient as a young man. In 1974, he married Michele Rojewski and made their home in Green Brook, N.J.

John worked as a budget analyst for AT&T in New Brunswick, N.J. for 20 years, retiring to Brownfield in 2006.

He was a member of the Central Jersey Grotto, Burnt Meadow Snowmobile Club in Brownfield, as well as the Maine Snowmobile Association. He was an adventurous spirit, who enjoyed climbing, camping, hiking, caving, canoeing and all things nature. He was a dedicated Little League baseball coach, who had a penchant for finding and saving wildlife (turtles, dogs and cats, to name a few).

He was nominated and awarded two national medals for heroism, including the Carnegie Hero Medal for a selfless deed in 1996.

John is survived by his mother, Edythe of Monroe, N.J.; his wife, Michele of Brownfield; children, John Nagy Jr., of numerous Air Force bases, Michael Nagy of Alexander, N.D., and Arielle Nagy of Maine; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Janice Parrott of New Jersey, Sandra Ramirez of California, and Louise Wright of New Jersey; nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father.

Visitation was held on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 at the Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren Street, Fryeburg. Condolences and tributes may be shared with his family at

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