EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

July 1, 2013

Florence M. (Orsie) Wagner, 84


North Andover, MA — Florence M. (Orsie) Wagner, 84, died at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House with her family at her side on June 28 after a long illness. She was born in Boston on June 7, 1929, and was the daughter of the late Earl and Albina (Blonde) Orsie. She attended South Boston High School.

Flo’s family was her most valued possession and brought her the most joy. She was a selfless wife, mother, nana, great-nana and friend.

She was the beloved wife of Henry Wagner for 65 years.

She is survived by her five children, Dianne Wagner of North Andover, Florence Schnepp and her husband, Howard of Lawrence, Tammie Normandin and her husband, David of Raymond, N.H., Tracy Boie and her husband, Randy of Manchester, N.H., and Scott Wagner and his wife, Rochelle of Millis, Mass.; and her seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her three brothers, Earl, Joseph and John Orsie.

The Wagner family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the entire staff and volunteers at the Merrimack Valley Hospice for the loving care given to Florence.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours on Tuesday, July 2, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover. Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 3, at 11 a.m., at the Conte Funeral Home. Interment will follow at St. Augustine’s Cemetery, Andover.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA or www.homehealthfoundation.org/donate.

For directions or to offer online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.