A Texas woman mourning the loss of her husband to COVID-19 penned a scathing obituary blaming the death on Trump, the state’s governor and people who refuse to wear a mask.
David Nagy, a father of five, died at a hospital in Longview, in eastern Texas, on July 22 after he was diagnosed with the coronavirus. His wife, Stacey Nagy, wrote in his obituary,
“The blame for his death and the deaths of all the other innocent people falls on Trump, Abbott and all the other politicians who did not take this pandemic seriously and were more concerned with their popularity and votes than lives.”
“Also to blame are the many ignorant, self centered and selfish people who refused to follow the advice of the medical professionals, believing their ‘right’ not to wear a mask was more important than killing innocent people. Dave did everything he was supposed to do, but you did not.
“Shame on all of you, and may Karma find you all!”
The obituary — which ran last Thursday in the local newspaper, The Jefferson Jimplecute, and has been widely shared on social media — went on to also point a finger at people who refuse to wear face masks.
Stacey Nagy said in an interview Tuesday that she wrote the obituary because she was “extremely angry.”
“I was really pissed at what is going on. The politicians seem to be more concerned with getting votes and popularity … rather than people’s lives.”
Nagy added that she’s
“extremely angry at the public, the people that run around having parties, that walk around in public not wearing masks. They say they have a ‘right’ not to wear a mask, and the last time I looked at the Bill of Rights, I didn’t see that listed.”
She said she and her son decided to keep him at the nursing home where they felt he would be safer.
“I would go there and see him. I would see him through the window, and we’d try and holler back and forth through the thick glass. We’d put our hand up to the glass like we’re trying to touch hands. We’d kiss the glass goodbye.”
David Nagy was 79.