Cmdr. PAUL F. WAGNER
Cmdr. Paul F. Wagner, devoted husband, loving father and grandfather, departed this life March 19, 2014, following a brief illness. Cmdr. Wagner was born November 12, 1922 to Paul Henry and Almira Widger Wagner in New York Mills, New York. He attended the University of Georgia
, where he saw, arranged to meet, dated, and subsequently married his wife of sixty-seven years, Anita Eppinger Wagner. Cmdr. Wagner enlisted in the U.S. Navy
during the Second World War. He served as the junior officer on board SC-632, a sub-chaser assigned to the Pacific Theater, which participated in the invasion of the Philippines, as well as the invasion of Okinawa. Cmdr. Wagner is survived by his wife, Anita; a son, Paul Frederick Wagner, Jr.; a daughter, Karen Anita Wagner; two grand-sons, Paul Frederick Wagner III, and William Henry Eppinger Widger Wagner; and daughter-in-law, Lisa Jean King Wagner. Funeral services will be held at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church 4250 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Peter's Church. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.