Wayne R. Hagen

Died: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018


6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
Location: Barber Funeral Home

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
Location: Barber Funeral Home

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Age 70 of Elmira, passed away at Arnot Medical Center on January 9th, 2018.

Wayne was born July 8, 1947 in Evergreen Park, Illinois and was raised in Hubbard, Ohio.  A star athlete in multiple sports, he attended Kent State University on a baseball scholarship.

Wayne came to Elmira in 1975.  He was a manager for Richman Brothers and Anderson Little in the Arnot mall.  He later worked at Sherwin Williams until his retirement in 2010.

Wayne was a very caring and selfless man; he was kind and generous with his time, money, and dry sense of humor.

Wayne leaves his wife of over 41 years, Susan (Pierce) Hagen and his beloved daughter, Dr. Regis Hagen, both of Elmira; his brother Tom Hagen; nephew Kyle Hagen, and niece Bethany Wagner, all of Chattanooga TN.

Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main Street, Horseheads on Sunday January 14th, 2018 from 6 pm to 7 pm. A celebration of Wayne’s life will follow at 7pm. In lieu of flowers, Wayne’s family requests that those wishing make donations in his name to the Chemung County SPCAthe Elmira Animal Shelter,
Second Chance Rescue in Wellsboro PA,
or to the American Cancer Society.

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Joe DiCinti
   Posted Sat January 13, 2018
We’re so sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. Will always remember fondly his great, dry sense of humor, and our time working at The Mall.
God’s peace.
Joe and Sandy DiCinti
Merrimack, NH

Patricia McMillen Marino
   Posted Sun January 14, 2018
My deepest condolences for all of Wayne's family.

(I am a member of Wayne's class at Hubbard, and reunion committee)

Terry Keane
   Posted Sun January 14, 2018
Rest in peace, Wayne. I will remember fondly, and with a smile, the times we spent together. My sincerest condolences to all your family.
God bless,

John Somers
   Posted Tue January 16, 2018
Susan - It was with great sadness I just heard of Wayne's passing, he was a great boss and a terrific person who I always called a friend. My condolences to you and the family.

   Posted Fri January 19, 2018
We are so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. What a shock when Kim told us. We are in FL but have to get together when we get home. We had many a good times together. Sue & Regis are in our thoughts. Again, so sorry for your loss.