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John Wagner

November 3, 1953 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 67)


John Wagner, 67, loving partner of Patty Rainone, passed away from Covid-19 complications on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, in Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ.

John was born in Kearny, NJ to Eugene, Sr. and Janet (nee Catena) Wagner. He graduated from Kearny High School and launched a successful business wholesaling and retailing automobiles. His business, Towne Auto Sales was based in Kearny for over 40 years. John was well respected by his Towne Auto family, business associates, customers and all that knew him.

Mr. Wagner liked spending time at his residence in Florida where he enjoyed the beach and dining out where he made many friends over the years. The time spent at his residence in Florida provided him much happiness.

John was predeceased by his father, Eugene, Sr. and his mother, Janet, and one brother, Michael.

He is survived by his beloved partner, Patty Rainone and her daughter, Martine Russo and her husband, Leo and their son, Giovanni Russo, two sisters, Mrs. Helen Kotchkowski and her husband, Daniel and Mrs. Deborah Schmidt and her husband Richard, one brother, Eugene and his wife, Deirdre. John also leaves behind his uncle, John Catena, and aunts, nieces and nephews, great-niece and nephews and cousins.

A celebration of John’s life will be scheduled at a later date.

Contributions to a charity of your choice in John’s memory would be greatly appreciated.

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