Laszlo Geza Pomazi
Laszlo Geza Pomazi passed away on Friday, February 18th, 2022. Laszlo was born November 6th, 1937, in Budapest, Hungary to Mihaly and Anna Pomazi. Laszlo had 7 siblings, Zoltan, Ilona, Rosie, Peter, John, Joseph, and Ferenc. Laszlo was the husband of Janet, the father of Rob and John, and the grandfather of Mattie, Charlee, Colton, Easton, and Darin. He was a Freedom Fighter against the Soviet Union in the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. He escaped to Salzburg, Austria where he spent time in a Red Cross refugee camp. Laszlo came to Portland, Oregon in December of 1956 via a Red Cross refugee flight. He worked for his future father-in-law, Pete McCoy, in the nursery industry and eventually started his own nursery. He married Janet McCoy on June 8th,1963, and gained his American citizenship in 1964. After retiring from the nursery business, he spent time as a school bus driver and volunteering at Zarephath Kitchen.
Laszlo was a longtime active member of Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church in Fairview, Oregon where he served as an elder and a deacon. Laszlo is survived by his wife Janet, his brothers Joseph and Ference, and his sons Rob (Leesa) and John (Barb) and five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church in Fairview, Oregon on March 19th at 4pm. In lieu of flowers, bequests can be made to Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church. Arrangements handled by Sandy Funeral Home