Paul Wagner

Obituary of Paul W. Wagner


Paul W. Wagner, age 73, died June 21, 2019 following a brief illness. 

He was born May 28, 1946 in Medina to Frederick L. and Marion E. (Brucker) Wagner and was a life-long resident of Orleans County. 

Paul was a former member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Brockport and a retired chemist having worked for the Eastman Kodak Company.  Coming from a family of Firefighters, Paul began his career in the fire service at age 18 in West Shelby and was a member and past Chief of the Clarendon Fire Department.  He was a member of the NYS Fire Coordinators Assoc., the NYS Fire Chiefs Assoc., and following his retirement from Kodak he served as the Director of the Orleans County Emergency Management Office for 14 years.  Paul enjoyed fly fishing, hunting, travelling with his wife, and his corvettes.  He particularly enjoyed spending time enjoying his family, especially his grandchildren. 

He is survived by his wife of 31 years Laurel, his children: Steven (Gerald) Wagner-Young of FL, Jason (Bonny) Wagner of Hamburg, Eric (Crystal Gurney) Wagner of Clarendon, Robert J. (Melissa) Asento of Holley, Brian L. Asento of Rochester, Christine (Logan Presley) Asento of CA, his grandchildren: Nastasia, Calista, Rutger, Colin, D.J., Rebecca, Robert, his brother: David (Delma) Wagner of North Tonawanda, brothers and sisters-in-law: Donna (Michael) Lill, John (Christine) Kinsey, Linda (William) Logan as well as several nieces and nephews. 

There will be no calling hours. 

Family and friends are invited to attend Paul’s Memorial Service, Saturday July 6th at 2 p.m. in the Clarendon Fire Department Recreation Building, 16169 E. Lee Rd., Holley, NY, 14470.  Interment will be at the convenience of the family. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a Volunteer Fire Company or Charity of your choice. 


Memorial Service

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Clarendon Rec. Hall
16169 E. Lee Rd. (Route 31A)
Clarendon, New York, United States