Robert A. Sagedy
06/08/1939 - 08/07/2017

Robert A. Sagedy, 78, of McSherrystown, entered into God’s eternal care on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Homewood at Plum Creek Nursing Center, Hanover, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Rita C. (Mullen) Sagedy to whom he was married 54 years. Born June 8, 1939 in Trenton, NJ., he was the son of Louis C. Sagedy Sr. and Elizabeth (Barnocky) Sagedy. Bob retired from the US Army in1981 as a Lieutenant Colonel serving during the Vietnam Era and also retired from teaching at Delone Catholic High School in 2004. He was a graduate of LaSalle College, Philadelphia.  Bob was a member of Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, McSherrystown and a third degree member of the McSherrystown Knights of Columbus. Surviving in addition to his wife are four children; Robert A. Sagedy Jr. and wife Kristin of Cherry Hill, NJ, Deborah Gingerich and husband Trenton of Red Lion, Patricia Manning and husband Matthew of Westminster, MD and Christopher Sagedy and wife Emily Smith of Hanover, MD, eight grandchildren, Ryan, Andrew and Michael Sagedy, Jennifer, Nicholas and Nathaniel Gingerich, Jacob and Joshua Manning, with a granddaughter on the way. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Katherine Sagedy and a brother Louis C. Sagedy Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, McSherrystown with Rev. Charles L. Persing as celebrant. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery with military honors provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard.  Relatives and friends will be received Friday 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown with prayers at 8:00 p.m.Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to Annunciation Church Memorial Fund, 26 N. Third St., McSherrystown, PA 17344.



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Posted at:08/11/2017 8:08 am
Terry Sagedy - terrysagedy@gmail.com
Dear Aunt Rita and family, The amazing Sagedy family of Genesee Street is now reunited in heaven where there is no suffering -- only peace in the arms of the Lord. I know Uncle Robert was welcomed with love by Nanny Betty and Pop, Mom and Dad. Not to mention all of his aunts, uncles and cousins. We are in awe of his service to our country and the physical battle he endured for so long. His strong faith is evident and hopefully faith will sustain all of you in the coming days. Let perpetual light shine upon him. With love in Him, I send my deepest sympathy. Terry

Posted at:08/10/2017 9:09 am
Nicole Fuhrman - nicole@reddsllc.com
May you rest in peace from the many, many years of suffering Mr. Sagedy. You were the most inspiring teaching/mentor in my life. They always say there is one teacher that you will never forget and one that will touch your life forever. You were that teacher! May God bless your family and give them peace knowing that you are in heaven and a true Angel of God. Love and Blessings.

Posted at:08/09/2017 10:10 am
Laura Jones - lauramelissajones@gmail.com
Mr. Sagedy was a gem. He was always willing to go the extra mile to help....even if you weren't in his class. His love of teaching and of math shined. He will be missed.

Posted at:08/09/2017 9:09 am
Brian Sagedy - bsagedy@cox.net
Aunt Rita, cousins and extended family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We will be with you in spirit this weekend. 2017 has not been a good year for the Sagedy family. I hope you find peace and know that Robert is now with Lou, and their parents, Louis Sr. and Elizabeth. Peace be with you all! Debbie, Tara, Erin, Brian II and Brian Sagedy

Posted at:08/08/2017 11:11 pm
Daniel Hallinan Jr. - dhallinanjr@hotmail.com
I have many fond memories of math class with Mr. Sagedy. He set me on a path to being an engineer and teller of corny jokes. My family's prayers are with his family.

Posted at:08/08/2017 9:09 pm
Roger and Pat Vetta - patvetta@live.com
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. And hugs lots of hugs. Pat and Rog

Posted at:08/08/2017 9:09 am
Matt Collinge - mattcollinge1@gmail.com
It was a privilege to know Mr. Sagedy and to be his student. His dry wit and gentle manner lightened many a lesson. Sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Posted at:08/08/2017 8:08 am
Sister Mary Joseph Schultz - srmaryjoseph@churchofchristtheking.org
Bob was always a gentleman and a class act. He was a delight to know and a caring co-worker at Delone. Your family is in my prayers.

Posted at:08/08/2017 1:01 am
Dan Colgan - Dancolgan11@comcast.net
Rita, Robert, Deb, Pat and Chris; My prayers and condolences are with you. Bob was a brilliant and wonderful man. The pride and loss you feel for him is shared by our community and country both. Heaven is one saint heavy today.

Posted at:08/08/2017 12:12 am
Jennifer Farrell - farrell.jennifer@gmail.com
My thoughts and prayers are with the Sagedy family. Mr. Sagedy challenged me not to give up when something (math) was hard and I am thankful for the life lesson that is so important beyond just school. I will always remember his sense of humor, the pi/pie on the wall and of course, pi day.

Posted at:08/07/2017 10:10 pm
Theresa Innerst - tinnerst365@gmail.com
Aunt Rita,and your family, I will always remember the good times we had together. Uncle Bob was kind, lively, fun loving, and taught me so much. May God grant you comfort during this time of sorrow. You are in my prayers.

Posted at:08/07/2017 10:10 pm
Christina Fahey - Trirunfast@yahoo.com
Trish, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I know it's hard. Hopefully our Dads have met in heaven and I know that they'll continue to watch over us. Praying for all of you at this difficult time. :-) With love, Christina

 
 
 
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