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George Burton Wagner

February 2, 1933 ~ July 12, 2019 (age 86)





George Burton Wagner, of Palmyra, went home to be with his Savior on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Columbia Cottage in Campbelltown, PA.



Born in Hershey, PA, on February 2, 1933, he was the son of the late William Kreider and Lillian (Ricker) Wagner. George was a 1948 graduate of Hershey High School and a retiree from Conrail.



George is survived by his loving wife, Myra B. (Laudenslager) Wagner, his son Kenneth B. Wagner, his daughter Pam S. (Wagner) McCorkle, grandson Shawn M. McCorkle and wife TaraLynn (Hanratty) McCorkle, grandson Jason R. McCorkle and wife Katharine (Ramsburg) McCorkle, great-grandchildren Timothy J. McCorkle, Matthew T. McCorkle, Weston B. McCorkle, and Maycie J. McCorkle; and predeceased by his daughter-in-law Debra Lynn (Deibler) Wagner and son-in-law Steve D. McCorkle. George is also survived by his brothers Nathaniel Ricker and William Karl Wagner and sister Janet E. (Wagner) Hoy; and predeceased by his brother Robert Wagner and sister Linda K. (Wagner) Gillies.



A visitation with the family is scheduled from 6:00 – 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Buse Funeral Home at 145 North Grant Street in Palmyra, PA followed by a memorial service at 7:00 PM.  Interment at Hershey Cemetery will be at the discretion of the family.



In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society; 30 South 17th Street, Suite 800; Philadelphia, PA 19103 or American Stroke Association; 4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite 100; Harrisburg, PA 17112.






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