Stephen Robert “Steve” Wagner
December 2, 1961 - August 10, 2018
Stephen Robert “Steve” Wagner, age 56, passed away unexpectedly, on Friday, August 10, 2018.
Born in New Hartford, NY on December 2, 1961, he was a son of the late Robert Joseph and Pauline Rose (Weston) Wagner. He grew up in Jefferson Township, New Jersey and was a graduate of Jefferson High School, Class of 1980. Steve worked in the maintenance at Veolia Water North America in Wilmington, Delaware.
He is survived by his daughter, Shyamala N. Wagner; brothers, Mark Wagner (Linda) and Keith Wagner (Shirley); sisters, Joyce Ponserella (Fred), Gail Englert (Stephen) and Clare Lahara; and granddaughter, Illiyana M. Oliveras.
Stephen’s life was filled with Love, Laughter, Family and Friends. There wasn’t a person who he didn’t touch with this kindness and gracious heart. For those who knew him, you know how he could light up a room with his infectious smile and laughter. He always surrounded his friends and family with warmth and his great passion for many things.
Stephen was a man with a great many talents. He was an extremely talented artist, played guitar and sang, being a lover of all genres of music. He was an excellent mechanic and was just embarking on becoming an avid Disc Golf player. He also enjoyed traveling and was an excellent gardener. He loved all flowers and plants, was truly knowledgeable in all aspects of creating beautiful landscapes, he beamed with pride in talking about it.
While we mourn and are devastated by his loss, he will never be totally missed because we will carry him in all our hearts, remembering his honor, enduring spirit and above all his love and friendship.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Saturday August 25, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 1 pm. Interment will be held privately.
With his memory in mind, and his passion and love for flowers, the family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Steve’s name to either: Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd, Media, PA 19063 or Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660.