Eunice A. Wagner, 75, of Sweet Road, Madrid, passed away on March 29, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
Eunice was born on April 28, 1937, the daughter of Dennis and Maefred (Fregoe) Doud in Ogdensburg. She was a graduate of Madrid High School.
Eunice was a certified Family Care Provider for the State of New York for 48 years.
She married Edward "Buck" Wagner August 28, 1954 at St. Lawrence Church with Rev. Wilfred Nugent presiding.
She is survived by her husband, "Buck;" three daughters and one son, Diane Wagner of Butler, PA, Janice Miller of Lisbon, and Patricia and Carmen Wagner of Madrid; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; her sisters, Virginia and Dick Schoonmaker of Forest Port, Jean Dowe, Watertown, and Ray and Myrna Doud of Parishville; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, James; brothers Gerald in infancy, and Robert; and sisters Kathleen Beaulieu, Patricia Roberts and Mary Tyo.
Eunice was past member and secretary of the Family Care Provider Association. She served as Eucharistic Minister at St. John the Baptist Church for many years.
Eunice was well known for being a very gracious and generous host. Eunice was very active with Compassionate Friends, an organization helping bereaved parents, serving as president following the loss of her son.
Family and friends are invited to call Sunday evening 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Madrid. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Church with Rev. Msgr Harry Snow presiding. Interment will be in the spring at Madrid Cemetery.
Those wishing to remember Eunice may do so with Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 U.S. 11, Potsdam, NY 13676 or the Madrid Rescue Squad.
Online condolences cane be made at www.phillipsmemorial.com