Harry D. Hager Jr., 85, of Mansfield, went to be with his Lord on Friday, June 21, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 12, 1928, in Tioga, to Harry Sr. and Marie Badman Hager.
Harry was employed by Dairylea, Surge, Cornell Brothers Agway, Russell Brown, and then retired from Mansfield University after 14 years of service. He was a member of Tioga First Baptist Church for many years, where he served in many areas, and more recently attended Mansfield First Baptist Church. Harry enjoyed gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Harry is survived by his loving children, sons and daughters-in-law, Martin and Esther of Troy, Thomas and Rhonda of Millerton, Daniel and Christine of Gillettl; a daughter and son-in-law, Bethany and Richard Webster of Sterling, Va.; grandchildren, Jennifer Hager, Christine (Chris) Schonher, Carl Hager, Benjamin, Elizabeth, and Joshua Hager, Daniel Hager, David (Megan) Hager, Dustin and Dana Gleason, Andrew and Alison Webster, and Mykayla Hart; five great-grandchildren, Evelynn and Remington Schonher, Christopher and Elena Hager, and Gabe Hager, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is also survived by sister-in-law, Sue (Jerry) Wills, and a special friend, Mary Webster.
Harry was predeceased by his first wife, Beatrice Dunbar Hager in 1953; his second wife, Juanita Farman Hager in July 2006; his brothers, Clement, Clinton, and Carl, and sisters, Margaret McMillen, Regina Middaugh and Arlene Cole.
Friends are invited to call at the Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St. Mansfield, Tuesday, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Revs. John Shypulefski and Steven Case officiating.
Memorial contributions in Harry's memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant St., Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Sympath"e" cards may be sent to Harry's family at www.wilstonfuneralhome.com.