John Wagner

Obituary of John Henry Wagner

Dansville / Springwater – John Henry Wagner, 59 years of age, passed away Thursday October 12, 2023 at his home in Dansville. John was born July 9, 1964 in Dansville the son of Carl Wagner and Jacqueline Smith. He grew up on Conesus Lake and attended Livonia Central School. Throughout the years John also resided in Wayland, Springwater and last year moved to Dansville. In July of 2019 John retired from Groveland Correctional Facility after a 37 year career. After being together for 15 years, John and Pamela Lippens were married July 3, 2011 at their home in Springwater. John enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, shooting trap and collecting wizards and dragons,. John had a wonderful sense of humor and could always be counted on for a joke! He loved all his family, helping when he could as he was the “fixer upper and go to man!” John was pre-deceased by his step father, Neil Abbott: and his brother in law, James Priestley. He is survived by his wife Pam Wagner of Dansville; his daughter, Katie Wagner of Henrietta; his son Joshua Wagner of Wayland; his father and stepmother Carl and Sarah Wagner of Dansville; his mother Jacqueline Abbott (Calvin Cox) of Conesus; his step daughters, Stacy Foster (Jim Mack) of Wayland, Angela (Dan) Hughson of Webster, Elizabeth (Patrick) Moran of Ontario, NY, Bambi (John) Akright of Niagara Falls, Candice (Jason) Pearson of West Point; his step son Adam Richards of Hilton; 8 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; his sisters, Dawn Priestley of FL and Carlene (Rick) Fletcher of FL; his step sister Tammy Malone of Dansville; his uncle and aunt, Lewis and Marjorie Wagner of Arkport; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. John’s family and friends may call Friday October 20, 2023 from 4-7pm at St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home, 109 West Naples St., Wayland. John’s funeral service will take place immediately following calling hours at 7pm at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Greenmount Cemetery at the convenience of his family. Contributions in memory of John H. Wagner may be made to Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Dr, Mt Morris, NY 14510 or to the American Cancer Society PO Box 6704 Hagerstown, MD 21741.

Visitation / Calling Hours

Friday October 20, 2023 ~ 4-7pm

Funeral Service

Friday October 20, 2023 ~ 7pm ~ St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home


Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville, NY
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