Ambulance 03

Ralph O. Wagner Jr.

October 29, 2022


Ralph O. Wagner Jr., 70, of Centre St., Ashland, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.  Born in Locustdale, July 6, 1952, he was the son of the late Ralph O. and Dolores Freed Wagner.  He was a graduate of the North Schuylkill High School, class of 1970, and was employed as a fork lift operator for the Ashland Machine and Foundry Company, Ashland, until his retirement.  Ralph was a member of the Grace Independent Church, Locustdale Ashland Lodge F. and A. M. # 294, the Good Fellowship Club, Ashland, a 35 year member of the Washington Fire Company and the Washington Fire Company Community Ambulance, serving as an ambulance driver for many years, both of Ashland.


Wife:  Barbara Nicola Wagner, married 24 years

Step Daughter:  Leigh-Ann, wife of Donald Hamilton, Ashland

Daughter:  Samantha, Catawissa

Daughter:  Siobhan, Catawissa

Grandson:  Moxley

Sister:  Dolores, wife of William McFadden, Locustdale

Sister:  Laura Stokes, Ashland

Sister:  Sharon wife of Roy Mehlman, Ashland

Brother:  Richard Wagner and his wife Lori, Mechanicsburg, PA

Sister in Law:  Doris Doyle, Tampa, FL

Nieces, Nephews, Cousins

At Ralph’s request, the funeral honors are private.  The family requests memorials be made to Grace Independent Church, P.O. Box 52, Locustdale, PA., 17945, or the Hillside S.P.C.A., Hillside Road, Pottsville, PA., 17901.  Visit

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