Michael Sagin Jr. (1946 - 2015) Sagin, Jr. AGE: 68 Garnet Valley, PA

Michael Sagin, Jr., age 68, of Garnet Valley, PA was called home to our Lord surrounded by his loving family on Good Friday, April 3, 2015.

Michael was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 30, 1946, son of the late Michael and Lillie (Galamaga) Sagin. A veteran of the United States Army, he proudly served our country during the Vietnam War and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was employed as a mechanical engineer with the DuPont Company, retiring in 2004 after more than 30 years of dedicated service. Michael enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed being a part of a spiritual men's group at the Veterans Hospital. Michael was very caring and generous person who always placed the needs of others, especially his family, before his own. He was a beloved husband, father, grandpop, brother, uncle and friend.

Michael will be dearly missed by his wife of 32 years, Debbie (Wolf) Sagin; his daughter, Sarah Brisbin and husband, David; and his grandchildren, Sofia and Michael Brisbin. He is also survived by his sisters, Kathleen Matyskiela and Carol Sagin; his brother, Bill Sagin; his sisters-in-law, Thea Eckman and Andrea Ciabattoni; and his many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear on Friday, April 10 at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Michael may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 (

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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 7 to Apr. 9, 2015