Patrick H. Nagle, 86, of Dolgeville, New York, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, February 18, 2020 at Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Little Falls, New York with his loving wife, Olga near.
He was born on May 4, 1933 in Salisbury Center, New York and was the son of the late, John and Elizabeth (Murphy) Nagle. Pat was educated at Dolgeville Central School and excelled in three sports, football, basketball and baseball. He graduated with the Class of 1953. In 2008, Pat was inducted into the Dolgeville Football Hall of Fame.
On December 11, 1953, Pat was enlisted in the United States Army. He served his country with the military police and at one time was body guard for President Dwight "Ike" Eisenhower's son, David Eisenhower when he was a child. He was honorably discharged on December 9, 1955. Upon his discharge, Pat served in United States Army Reserves.
On Thanksgiving morning, November 27, 1986, Pat was united in marriage to his long time companion, Olga "Marie" (Buneo) Young. The couple were married for 33 years this past year.
Pat was formerly employed as a heavy equipment operator for the International Union of Operating Engineers of Syracuse, New York. Prior to his union membership in Syracuse, he was a member of the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, AFL-CIO of Little Falls, New York. His last worksite was for Griffiss Airforce Base in Rome, New York. In 1970, Pat and Olga acquired a restaurant called the Valmar in Dolgeville, New York. Many people would know Pat for his bartending skills at the restaurant. The couple owned and operated the establishment until 1985 when they retired.
Pat was of the Catholic faith. He was a member of the Little Falls Municipal Golf Course and enjoyed golfing immensely, which was a major part of his life and also playing chess. Pat also enjoyed spending time with his wife, step children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed by his loving family.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Olga "Marie" Nagle at home; children, Frank Young and his wife, Adele of Abilene, TX, Kathryn Mosher of Rome, NY, Paula Barney and her husband, Dario of Freeport, FL, Martha "Marti" Eggleston and her husband, Curt of Dolgeville, NY, James Young of Brandon, MS; a son-in-law, Ted LeMoine of Oppenheim, NY; 13 grandchildren and their families, Camilio Reye Tellez, Robert Tellez, Amy Boshart, Wendi McKay, Carrie Mosher, Stephanie Bayer, Geri Cocran, Julie Devlin, Michelle McCabe, Craig Eggleston, Robert Jones, Sarah Lamanna, and Christopher Eggleston; 27 great-grandchildren; a sister in law, Susan Nagle of Dolgeville, NY; nieces and nephews, John Nagle, Rose Pavalock and her husband, Ted, Ann Noonan and her husband, Richard "Dick", Dennis Nagle, Paul Nagle and his wife, Karen, Melissa Hamson, Matthew Nagle, Jason Nagle, Eric Nagle, Leann Nagle Weaver and Claudia Nagle; brothers and sisters in law, Omela Wojdyla of Rome, NY, Daniel and Simone Buneo of Ballston Spa, NY, and James Buneo of Oneida, NY; the Reagan Family of Little Falls, NY; his best golfing friend, Chase Gressler of Dolgeville, NY; and several other nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, many cousins and friends.
He was predeceased by his brothers, John Nagle and his wife, Marguerite, Dennis Nagle and his wife, Florine, Thomas Nagle and Charles Nagle; a daughter, Loretta LeMoine; a grandson, Ernest Tellez; a niece, Rita Nagle; and a nephew Kevin Patrick Nagle.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Miller-Plonka Funeral Home, 30 Wolf Street, Dolgeville, New York. A funeral service will be held immediately following the calling hours on February 24, 2020 at 4 p.m. also at the funeral home, with Deacon Jim Bower of St. Joseph's Catholic Church officiating. Interment will be held on Monday, May 4, 2020, at a time to be announced, at St. Bridget's Cemetery, Town of Salisbury, New York, where he will be laid to rest.
The Nagle family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for their generous and compassionate care that was shown to Pat and his family during his stay. Please consider memorial contributions in memory of Patrick H. Nagle for Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 755 East Monroe Street, Little Falls, New York 13365 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or online at https://media3.charityengine.net/WF/_transactionServerFiles/745/2019/4/22/OnlineDonationForm.pdf and please note In Memory of Patrick H. Nagle in the memo.
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