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Elmer C. "Junior" Wagner, Jr.
February 19, 1928 - May 09, 2018
He was a member of Holy Trinity Parish-St. Stephen's Church where he served as caretaker of the church building as well as helping out at St. Stephen's Cemetery. He was also a member of the Middleport Exempts, continuing his service to the community following his retirement of working for the Village of Middleport for over 20 years. Elmer enjoyed hunting, repairing old furniture and spending time with his grandson, Keith.
Mr. Wagner was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth, who he married June 9, 1951; and his sisters, Carol Schubel and Lois Ayler. He is survived by his son, Richard (Carolyn) Wagner of Middleport; his daughter, Julie Wagner of Lockport; his siblings, Betty Pafk of Akron, Frances BenBen of Medina, Esther (Richard) Brown of Middleport, Richard (Joanne) Wagner of Batavia, Nancy Forbes of Lockport; his grandson, Keith Wagner of Queensbury, NY; as well as several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State Street-Middleport, Sunday from 4-8 PM. Family and friends are invited to attend Junior's Mass of Christian Burial Monday at 10 AM in St. Stephens R.C. Church in Middleport. Interment will be in St. Stephen's cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC, 20090-6011 or to a charity of your choice.
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