Naggy , Joseph G. 84
Joseph G. Naggy, 84, of Latrobe, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at home.
Born May 8, 1929, in Weltytown, he was a son of the late Gabriel A. and Catherine (Regalla) Naggy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy G. (Leichliter) Naggy, July 12, 2009; and siblings, Catherine Welsh, Russell, Gabriel "Gay," and Bill Naggy. Joseph was a member of Holy Family Church and also attended St. John Evangelist Church, both of Latrobe. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Newcomer Products as a foreman of the grinding department.
A veteran of the Army, he was honorably discharged June 27, 1953, having served as a combat engineer with the 598th Airborne Engineer Co., part of the 508th Airborne Regiment during the Korean War.
Joseph was a loving father to two daughters, Coral Totten, of Clarksburg, W. Va., and Shelly Lawson and husband, Ron, of Lake in the Hills, Ill.; and loving grandfather to Kyle Totten, Shannon (Travis) Wilfong, Kelly Totten and Courtney Volpe. Also surviving is his sister, Theresa Barlock; and nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at Jay A. Hpffer Funeral Home, 2245 Mt. Pleasant Road, Norvelt, 15674, where his funeral service will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the Rev. Anthony J. Carbone officiating.
Entombment at Westmoreland County Memorial Park will be private. Full military rites will be accorded at 4 p.m. Monday by Armbrust Veterans Association in the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Joseph may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
[Tribune-Review (Greensburg, PA) - Saturday,
September 21, 2013[
[courtesy of "Emmu"
Crypt marker for Joseph G. Naggy and spouse in
Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg (Westmoreland county),
Joseph served with the 598th Airborne Engineer Co,, 508th ARCT from 1951 to 1953