In Memory of



Obituary for Eugene Wagner

Eugene Wagner, 63 of Manasquan passed away peacefully on Monday January 18, 2021 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Eugene was born and raised in Kearny, NJ and was a graduate of Kearny High School. After high school Eugene worked for the Kearny Water Department. Eugene then began his 35-year career in auto sales by working for Towne Auto Sales in Kearny. There was nothing Eugene wouldn’t do for someone always willing to help. He thoroughly enjoyed spending time with family and friends and especially with his grandson Hudson.

Eugene was predeceased by his parents Eugene and Janet Wagner; his two brothers John and Michael Wagner. He is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years Deirdre (nee Prenter) Wagner of Manasquan; his loving children Eugene M. Wagner, Jr. of Belmar and Sarah Hayes and her husband Kyle of High Bridge, NJ. Eugene was the cherished grandfather of Hudson. He is also survived by his loving sisters Helen Kotchkowski and her husband Daniel of Toms River, NJ and Deborah Schmidt and her husband Richard of Florida.

Arrangements are under the care of Orender Family Home for Funerals, Manasquan. All services were private. Memorial donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation by logging on to To send condolences to the family please visit