Francis “Frank” S. Wagner, age 93, of Cookstown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes in Camden. He was born in Exeter, PA to the late John and Margaret Wagner on June 19, 1925. After graduating high school, Frank enlisted in the US Air Force and proudly served his country during World War II. While in the military, he went on to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. After his retirement from the Air Force in 1973, Frank went to work as an administrator for the Social Security Office in Mount Holly for several years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and many Veterans organizations. Frank was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend who will be deeply missed.
Frank is predeceased by his parents, John and Margaret Wagner (nee Tomshaw). He leaves behind his adored wife of over 60 years, Maria L. Wagner (nee Jimenez-Cano) of Cookstown; his two sons, Francis “Paco” Wagner of Cookstown and James Wagner and wife Jill of Tinton Falls; his daughter, Maria D. Watson and husband Joseph of Bowie, MD; his sister Bernadine Wagner of Scranton, PA; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Monday, April 22, 2019 from 12PM to 1PM at the Tilghman Funeral Home, located at 52 Main Street, New Egypt NJ 08533. Interment will follow at 1:30PM at the Brig. General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ.