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Janet Wagner

b. June 17, 2019


Wagner, Janet E.

Castleton-Janet E. Wagner, 88, a longtime Castleton resident, died peacefully Monday June 17, 2019 at the Eddy Heritage House Nursing Center, Troy. Born in Albany, she was the daughter of the late Clinton and Martha Hyde. She was employed for 31 years for the Albany County Department of Social Services, retiring in 1995. Her interests included gardening, bird watching, and being outdoors. She loved her family and was a well-loved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.

She was the wife of the late Walter C. Wagner and was also predeceased by a son David C. Wagner. She is survived by her son Christopher G. Wagner (Lori Gerken); grandchildren David N. Wagner (Nicole), Brian Wagner (Amanda), Christopher C. Wagner, Jeffrey S. Wagner, Colleen Lafave (Mitch), David Ryan (Kassidy), Daniel Gerken (Samantha), Cassidy Gerken; and several great grandchildren.

Calling hours will be 11-1pm Thursday June 20, 2019 in the Ray Funeral Home 59 Seaman Ave., Castleton, NY. A brief service in the funeral home will follow at 1pm. Burial will take place in Albany Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at

Ray Funeral Service, Inc.

59 Seaman Ave.

Castleton, NY 12033


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