Dean C. Wagner, 78

APRIL 12, 1934-MARCH 5, 2013

March 06, 2013

Dean C. Wagner, 78, of Mercersburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Falling Spring Nursing Center in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born April 12, 1934, in Mercersburg, he was the son of the late S. Lloyd and Cleone Zitzman Wagner.

Dean grew up in the trucking industry, and he owned and operated his own tractor-trailer from 1955 to 1997.

He was a member of Mercersburg Presbyterian Church, where he served on various boards.

At the age of 12, he joined the Mercersburg Community Band, with whom he played until recent health issues forced him to resign.

He enjoyed camping.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Crider Wagner, whom he married in 1960; a sister, Louise Smith; a brother, Harold and wife, Jane Wagner, all of Chambersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Dean was preceded in death by his twin sister, Jean Ott; and a brother, Donald Wagner.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Mercersburg Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Anthony Lorenz officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

The viewing will be Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mercersburg Presbyterian Church General Fund, c/o Jeffrey Reeder, 34 W. Seminary St., Mercersburg, PA 17236.

Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg.

The Herald-Mail Articles