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Julian O. Wagaman, 93

January 31, 2009

Julian O. Wagaman, 93



OCT. 19, 1915-JAN. 29, 2009

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. -- Julian O. Wagaman, 93, of 4808 Spruce Road, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at his home.

Born Oct. 19, 1915, in South Mountain, Pa., he was the son of the late David and Urilla Rock Wagaman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen V. Miller Wagaman, in 2001. They were married Jan. 31, 1939.

Prior to retiring in 1983, he worked at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., in the maintenance department for more than 38 years.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a member of Greenwood Assembly of God, where he taught the Men's Sunday School Class and served on the church board.

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He was a member of the national AARP and a founding partner of Preserving our Heritage Archives and Museum in South Mountain, Pa.

He is survived by three daughters, Darlene B. Reeder of Asper, Pa., Dixie L. Daywalt of Fayetteville and Kay O. Bowers of Shippensburg, Pa.; one son, Jay O. Wagaman of Fayetteville; one foster daughter, Noreen Buhl of Maysville, N.C.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five foster grandchildren; three foster great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Lena J. Wagaman; one sister, Lena Brennman; and three brothers, Ralph Wagaman, Rennis Wagaman and Ridgley Wagaman.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home in Waynesboro. The Rev. Ryan Miller will officiate. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro with military graveside honors by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard of Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Preserving our Heritage Archives and Museum, P.O. Box 128, South Mountain, PA 17261.

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