Genevieve A. Wagner, 85

NOV. 26, 1927-APRIL 12, 2013

April 13, 2013
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Genevieve A. Wagner, 85, of Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, April 12, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Nov. 26, 1927, in Mercersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ruth Strait.

Genevieve was a graduate of Boonsboro High School.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, George A. Wagner Sr.

She was previously employed as a cafeteria worker at St. Mary School, St. Maria Goretti High School and with the Washington County School System. She began her career as a sales clerk at Hays Stationary Store.

She was a member of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church and choir. She also attended St. Mary's Catholic Church and was a former member of their choir. 

Genevieve was a former member of the Morgan County Band, Waynesboro Band, Williamsport Blue Band and the Bell Choir at St. Ann Catholic Church.

She volunteered at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church and The Maryland Theatre.

She was a member of the New Horizon Band, New Horizon Ensemble Band, Hagerstown YMCA and North Gate Swimming Pool.

She loved spending time at the pool with her friends, doing water aerobics and playing Scrabble.

She is survived by three sons, George A. Wagner Jr. of Kinnelon, N.J., Randall E. Wagner of Hagerstown and Gerard J. Wagner of Clear Spring, Md.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Martin S. Nocchi and the Rev. Collin Poston will be concelebrants. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. A Christian Wake service will be held at 8:45 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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