OBITUARY

Dr. George F. Saghy

November 24, 1924January 4, 2013
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Dr. George F. Saghy Okemos, Michigan

Dr. George F. Saghy, age 88, of Okemos died Jan. 4, 2013. George was born November 24, 1924 in Listie, Pennsylvania; the son of Joseph and Anna (Chizmadia) Saghy. George was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie and son, Michael. He graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School and practiced for 50 years in Lansing. George proudly served his country in the United States Army in WWII. He loved spending time with his family to which he was fiercely devoted. He will be deeply missed by all and those fortunate to have known him will enjoy the many memories he is leaving behind. He is survived by his daughter Mary Hildenbrand and three sons; Thomas (Barbara), Robert (Ronda) and Douglas and 8 grandchildren: Roland, Rustin, Rane, Nichole, Bradley, Kiera, Brian and Cameron.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11:00am at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 955 Alton Road, East Lansing, MI. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5pm-8pm at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing MI. A rosary will be prayed at 7:30pm. Those desiring may make contributions to Care Free Dental, 5135 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, MI 48911, in memory of George. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 10, 2013
  • Rosary Service Thursday, January 10, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Friday, January 11, 2013
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Dr. George F. Saghy

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Estela

January 21, 2013

Thomas,Barb and family. Im so sorry for the loss of grandpa Saghy he will be deeply missed. Especialy Sunday's.

Maridean DeLong (Leonard)

January 15, 2013

Dear Bob , My deepest sympathy to you and your family. God Bless. Always,

Kermit Wies

January 13, 2013

To the Saghys. Thank you so much for a lifetime of kindness and friendship to the Wies family; particularly to Jim and Lance. For so many years, you welcomed them as one of your own. God Bless you all.

January 9, 2013

Mary & family, sorry to hear about your dad's passing. We enjoyed being his patients from 1970 til his retirement. Loved having U clean my teeth & listening & watching our soaps with U & your mom. We miss all of you & hope he is now up there with Bonnie.
Debbie & Terry Paquet & the kids Niki & Ian

January 9, 2013

Mary,

I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was such a kind good natured person and dentist. I always looked forward and enjoyed my visits with the two of you at his office. My thoughts are with you and your family...celebrate his well lived life!

Mary Dutch Gray

Heidi Claeys

January 9, 2013

Mary, Tom, Bob and Doug and your families, I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Saghy's passing. I have such fond memories of working with him and Mary and others over the 11 years I worked at the office. He was like a father to me even though he was my boss. Very patient and a wonderful teacher. He was also a terrific Dentist and had the best patients. Your family will always be a part of mine. Rick and my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Linda Williams

January 9, 2013

Tom, Bob,Doug,Mary, and all your families,
I will always remember Uncle George with a smile and a twinkle in his eyes. Our thoughts and prayers to all of you.
Your Cousin, Linda Bower Williams and family.

bridgett wheeler

January 8, 2013

Dr. Saghy was the BEST Dentist we have ever gone to !...He could never be replaced !..When ever we would try a new dentist, the new dentist would admire my husband bridge work...it was the BEST they had ever seen...Dr Saghy did this work over 40 years ago...never had a problem .... He will always be number one in our book...Prayers to his family for their loss...Doc will always have a special place in our hearts....

Claudia Cheyne

January 8, 2013

Mary, We've never found a dentist we liked as much as your Dad. We felt as though we were part of your family too. Hope he enjoyed his retirement years. Such a nice man.

Claudia and Rod Cheyne

Greg and Jan Fessenden

January 8, 2013

Mary and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Dr. Saghy's legacy as a father, gentle man, as well as a caring dentist will long be remembered.