David  Hagymas

Obituary of David Charles Hagymas


David Charles Hagymas, passed away peacefully surrounded with the love of his family on September 22, 2020. Raised in Troy, NY, was the son of the late Charles Hagymas and Mary Ruth (Evancha) Martell. 


He proudly served in the United States Air Force after which he attended Hudson Valley Community College, where he studied drafting and design. David worked for Knolls Atomic Power Lab as a Designer in the Nuclear Energy program. 



David was a dedicated father and grandfather, he took advantage of each and every second he had with his family. Throughout his life, he was a true outdoorsman; playing tennis, as well as an avid fly fisherman, golfer and skier into his mid 80s. David enjoyed taking trips fly fishing, especially on the Delaware River with family and friends, and downhill skiing at the numerous mountains he favorited. For over 20 years, David participated in the STRIDE program at Jiminy Peak Mountain, where he would teach mentally and physically challenged children to ski. He also taught skiing at the Jiminy Peak ski school for many years.


The warmth and love David created was through his loving personality and humor. He had a special way of making people laugh; he was an enthusiastic storyteller and loved to laugh as well as make people laugh up until the end of his cherished life. His family will always be grateful for his spirit and forever will cherish his stories.


Predeceased by his father Charles Hagymas, his mother Ruth Mary (Evancha) Martell and his brother, Ronald Martell. 


To continue David’s legacy is his loving wife, JoAnn Koenig-Hagymas; his children, Kimberly Printup, David (Sherri) Hagymas, his step-children, Kellee (Edward) Montoya and Kevin (Lindsay) Koenig; beloved grandchildren, Hunter Chenery, Sophia Hagymas, Noah Printup, Parker and Bennett Koenig and Zaden Montoya; and his brothers, Tom (Barbara) Martell and Donald Martell. 


A private military burial at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery will be conducted at the family’s convenience. The family thanks Dr. Edward Liebers and his staff at Saratoga Oncology and the Eddy visiting nurses for the special care David received in his final months.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to STRIDE Adaptive Sports, 4482 NY Highway 150 West Sand Lake, NY 12196. 

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