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1932 Burton 2024

Burton W. Nagel

June 7, 1932 — June 20, 2024


Burton W. “Bill” Nagel, age 92, died June 20, 2024 in the New York State Veterans Home-Batavia. He was born June 7, 1932 in Buffalo to Burton and Vivian (McHenry) Nagel and had lived in this area since 1991.

Bill spent 32 years as a Buffalo Police Officer and was a member of the Gasport Lodge F&AM. He loved the outdoors, enjoyed hunting, was a big animal lover and after his retirement, had described his perfect day as, “…sitting on my porch watching the birds with a cold beer and enjoying a good cigar!” Mr. Nagel was predeceased by his wife Valmay and his beloved dog, “Shadow”.

He was the dear father of: William (Clare Schultz) Nagel, Lorie Nagel, Judith Smithers, Karen Peterson of Boston, as well as his beloved grandchildren: Katie, Julie, Amanda, Nick, Christian, Kortney and Justin.

The family will receive friends at the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State Street-Middleport, SUNDAY JUNE 30th from 1-3 pm ONLY. His Funeral Service and Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity or organization of your choice. To share a special memory of Bill, please visit:
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Sunday, June 30, 2024

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home

38 State Street, Middleport, NY 14105

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