Obituary of Jacob Arthur Wagner
Jacob Arthur (Art) Wagner, age 90, of Maybrook, NY, died on April 12, 2021at Garnet Health & Medical Center in Middletown, NY.
Art was born June 29, 1930 in Nyack, NY. He is the son of the late William V. and Helen (Smith) Wagner of Nanuet, NY. He is predeceased in death by his brother William and twin sister Luise (Wagner) Piane as well as his beloved wife Florence W. Wagner.
Art graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, PA., in 1954 with a Civil Engineering degree and retired from the International Union Of Operating Engineers Local 15D in 1992.
Art was an Army veteran listed in the reserves and was released from service in 1962 after being called into active duty from March 1955- February 1957 where he spent much of that time in Germany.
Art was committed to community service in his home town of Nanuet, NY. He was a member of the Nanuet School Board, where he held position of President before retiring and was also a 66 year member of the Nanuet Fire Department, serving as a volunteer fireman and holding positions of both chief and commissioner while in service. He will be honored with a Last Alarm Service at his wake.
Art is survived by his sons Jay and Timothy (Kathy) Wagner and daughters Stacy Wagner and Jennifer Wagner-Grano as well as his grandchildren Mason, Alex, TJ, Storm and Brittany.
Visitation will be held Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 4-7 PM at Joseph W Sorce Funeral Home 728 West Nyack Rd. West Nyack, NY.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, April 16, 2021 at 1PM followed by burial at Oak Hill Cemetery Nyack, NY. Covid-19 protocol will be followed at the services.
In lieu of flowers, donations would gladly be accepted in the name of J. Arthur Wagner to the Nanuet Fire Engine Co PO Box 356 Nanuet, NY 10954