Robie G. Wagner, 94

Robie Wagner

Robie Wagner

BRIDGTON — Robie G. Wagner, 94, a former resident of Livermore Falls, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, at his daughter’s home in Bridgton.

He was born Dec. 27, 1920, in Union Square, Nova Scotia, Canada, the son of William Lloyd Wagner and Beulah B. (Ramey) Wagner. He graduated from Livermore Falls High School in 1937 and later joined the United States Navy and served during WWII. After completing his Class-A Storekeeper School in Samson, N.Y., and technical storekeeper school at the Naval Supply Depot in Mechanicsburg, Pa., he served as a storekeeper during WWII at a Naval Supply Depot on the Island of Guam. On March 30, 1941, he married Gloria D. Dumais in Gardiner, and made their home in Livermore Falls.Robie worked for the United States Postal Service for 30 years retiring in 1981. He was a member of American Legion George Bunton Post #10 in Livermore Falls, where he served as a Post Commander in 1957 and was an Honorary Life Member for 66 years. He was also a member of the Frank L. Mitchell V.F.W. Post 3335 in Jay, where he was an Honorary Life Member, the Lane Dube AMVETS Post 33 in Jay, and the La Societe Des 40 Hommes Et 8 Chevauz for 61 years and served as Grand Chef De Gare-Grand Voiture Dumaine in 1972. Robie was extremely proud of his large vegetable garden, and he enjoyed socializing with family and friends. Gloria and Robie enjoyed traveling and making Florida their second home 26 years. He is survived by his daughter, Dale (Wagner) Brown and her husband Dennis of Bridgton; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his brother, Clayton Wagner and sister Myra Wagner of Livermore Falls.He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Gloria Wagner on October 29, 2014; and his brothers, Maurice C. Wagner and Russell G. Wagner. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.comFuneral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 26, at 1 p.m. at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls. Visitation was held from 12 noon to 1 p.m., prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Interment was held at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, 163 Mount Vernon Road, in Augusta. Contributions may be made to: Bridgton Hospital Development Drive, C/O Emergency Department and Renovations, 10 Hospital Drive, Bridgton, ME 04009.

 

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