Beverly C. (Riden) Wagner

May 24, 1938 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 82)


Beverly C. Wagner, 82, of Lewistown, passed away at 11:20 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at her home.   

Born May 24, 1938, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Harry G. and Geraldine (Mowery) Riden.      

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: son, Bryson E. Wagner, Dec. 24, 1955; daughter, Carol Louise Wagner, Sept. 24, 1965; son, Sgt. John R. Wagner, Dec. 22, 1994; brother, Joe Riden; and half-sister, Patricia Baumgardner.

Beverly is survived by:  sons, L. Scott Wagner, of Lewistown, and Steven T. Wagner, of Yeagertown; two granddaughters; a number of great-grandchildren; and brothers, Gerald R. “Mike” Riden and wife, Blanche, of Lewistown, and Donald R. Riden and wife, Ann, of McClure.

She was a member of Vira United Methodist Church, Lewistown.

In her earlier years, Beverly was employed as a production employee for Lear Corporation. 

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Vira Methodist Cemetery, Long Lane, Lewistown, with Pastor Josh Randolph officiating.

Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Beverly’s memory may be made to: Vira UMC, 111 Long Lane, Lewistown, PA 17044.

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Graveside Service
January 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Vira Methodist Cemetery
111 Long Lane
Lewistown, PA 17044


Vira United Methodist Church
111 Long Lane, Lewistown PA 17044

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