1939 – 2015

FALL RIVER, Mass. Francis Nagy, 75, of 26 Biron Ave., Lewiston, passed away on Wednesday, April 1.

Francis was born in Budapest, Hungary. After participating in the 1956 Hungarian revolution and fleeing to Austria, he immigrated to the United States in 1957. He resided in Philadelphia prior to joining the U.S. Navy in 1959.

During his naval career, he spent 14 of his 20 years assigned to ships and was involved in the Vietnam War.

Following his retirement from the military, Francis accepted a job at Bath Iron Works shipyard, where he worked for another 25 years. He acquired numerous lasting friendships during his time at the shipyard. After retirement from Bath Iron Works, he worked part time for Louis Chevrolet.

Francis received an associate degree and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Maine while working at Bath Iron Works.

When not at work, he enjoyed taking trips to Jackman and resting. His love of teasing will leave lasting memories. Francis loved the beach, doing crossword puzzles and was passionate about overindulging his soul mate and loving wife of 48 years, Irene. He was a wonderful, loving father, always placing others’ needs before his own.

He was predeceased by his wife, Irene, on Nov. 19, 2014.

He is survived by five siblings, Dr. Anna Nagy, M.D, Dr. Ilona Nagy, Ph.D, Fruzsina Pruzsinszky, Dr. Sandor Pruzsinszky, D.V.M, and Margit Janki. He is also survived by his son, Francis Nagy; daughters CDR Sylvia I. Nagy, D.M.D, and her spouse, Capt. Joe N. Stafford (retired), and Victoria. And his six beloved grandchildren.

Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com.

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