Donald L. Wagner, 71, Tiverton

Donald L. Wagner, 71, of Kearns Avenue, Tiverton, husband of Diane (Rioux) Wagner, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. He served in the Air Force and was employed by United Parcel Service for 30 years, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. A beloved husband and father, Donald Wagner was also an avid sports fan and bowler, and was also the president of many bowling leagues. He also enjoyed ballroom dancing and traveling with family. Besides his wife of 51 years, he leaves three children, Donna Cahill and her husband James, of Fall River, Sheryl A. Wagner of Tiverton, and Jeffrey D. Wagner and his wife Julia, of Taunton; grandchildren Nicole and Kaitlin Cahill and Robert, Elianna and David Wagner; a future great-grandson, Noah Freitas; siblings Wayne Wagner of Arizona, and Gerald Wagner, Keith Wagner and Linda Eichenberger, all of Wisconsin; and many nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late Norman and Dorothy (Kohl) Wagner, and the brother of the late Diana Grenzenbach and Richard Wagner. His funeral will be held Friday at a time to be announced from the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 South Main St., Fall River. Burial, Pocasset Hill Cemetery, Tiverton. Visitation is Thursday,4 to 7 p.m. Large parking area and barrier-free entrance at the rear of funeral home. Donations, in lieu of flowers, to Veterans Outreach, PO Box 9091, Fall River MA 02720 and/or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis TN 38105 appreciated. Online guest book at


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