OAKLAND, N.J. – Theodore “Ted” Wagner, a resident of Oakland, died Tuesday, May 17. He was 60.
A star athlete of Passaic High School Class of 1973, he earned the Art Harris Memorial Trophy, awarded for all-around athletic excellence and remained a dedicated athlete throughout his life. A Montclair State University graduate, he also earned a master’s dDegree from CUNY-Hunter. He was employed in the field of public health for 33 years, many of those years with the Mid-Bergen Regional Health Commission.
He is survived by his wife, Carol (Goessmann) Wagner; two sisters, Christine Wagner and Constance W. Van Epps and husband James; and niece and nephew, Alexandra and Anderson Van Epps.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn. A funeral Mass is planned for 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 25 Purdue Ave., Oakland.
Donations in his memory to Operation Smile Foundation, 3641 Faculty Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23453 would be appreciated.