Benjamin W. ‘Ben’ Wagner

THOMPSONTOWN – Benjamin W. “Ben” Wagner, 90, of Thompsontown, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his home.

He is survived by: his wife of 65 years, Minnie E. (Nearhood) Wagner; three sons, Warren C. and wife, Connie A., David K. and wife, Debra M., and Robert “Bobby” E. and wife, Mary J.; one sister, Rachael Sauers and husband, Joseph; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, Herbert and Amanda (Romig) Wagner; four sisters; and two brothers.

He was the RR 1 Thompsontown mail carrier for many years and his family was very important to him.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Juniata County, Mifflintown. There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Juniata County, 23964 Rt. 35 North, Mifflintown, PA 17059 or to Juniata Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 251, Mifflintown, PA 17059.

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