HANOVER Naomi Dorothy "Gang" Wagner, 76, passed peacefully on Friday, November 9, 2012, at her home. She was the loving wife of Gary W. Wagner, who died January 9, 2009. She was born April 16, 1936, in Hanover, the daughter of the late Raymond B. Sullivan and the late Dorothy B. (Zinn) Crolius. Naomi was a caregiver and operated personal care homes in York and Adams counties for over 30 years. She was a member of Four Square Gospel Church, Hanover, and enjoyed crocheting afghans for her family and friends. Naomi was very devotional and loved her Bible and her family. She especially enjoyed preparing Sunday dinners and whether there were two people or a hundred people, she made sure that everyone was fed. She is survived by her daughters, Dorothy "Doris" Martin and her husband, Ronnie of Hanover, Cynthia "Cindy" Hassinger and her husband, Jeffrey of York, and Tammy Sue Taylor of Bay Village, Ohio; sister, Margaret Leppo of McSherrystown; half sister, Violet Cradock of Colorado; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her adopted daughter, Vicki Lee Byers, who died May 30, 2012; and her great-granddaughter, Caitlyn Kennedy, who died February 27, 1999. A service to celebrate the life of Naomi Wagner will be on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, with the Rev. Orewiler officiating. A time to share memories and an opportunity to view will be on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in memory of Naomi Wagner may be made to the VNA Hospice 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331. To share memories of Naomi Wagner and view a video tribute, please visit www.wetzelfuneralhome.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Nov. 11, 2012