SALEM - John G. Wagner Sr., 74, of Salem died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Essex of Salem #3.
Mr. Wagner was born Oct. 11, 1939 in New Kensington, Pa., the son of the late Louis Wm. and Nora Fay (Powell) Wagner.
He had resided in the Salem and East Liverpool areas. He was window glazer by trade. But most recently was a security guard for Salem Community Hospital for five years and at Mountaineer Race Track and Casino. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Ella L. (Wood) Wagner; his children Elizabeth Wagner of Fla., John Wagner Jr. of New York; stepchildren Paul, Sophie and Louis Davis, all of New York; Chester Davis of Leetonia and Michael Toma of New York; siblings Wade Wagner of South Carolina, Ken Wagner of Canton, Helen Wess of South Carolina; half-brother Mark Wagner of Canton; half-sister Charlene Wagner of Akron; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
There will be no public services. A private burial for family will be held.
Arrangements by the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen &?Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem.