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Donald Wagner
June 20, 1943 - October 15, 2021
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<div itemprop="description">It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Donald G. Wagner (Donnie) at the age of 78. Beloved husband of the late Mona Wagner (nee Larocque), loving father to Christine and Natalie, adored grandfather to Brycen, dearest brother to Beverly and Lorne, cherished brother-in-law to Brenda, Andy and Debbie, and special uncle to Colin (Perian), Glen (late), Jodie, Bruce, Carolyn (Chris), Donna, Brendan (Caroline), Sarah (Eamon) and Jason. <br> <br>He will be greatly missed by his life long friends Ernie and Grace, and Candice (Gary), by his good friends at the Lord Reading Yacht Club (LRYC) and by his many friends he cherished throughout his lifetime. <br> <br>The family is also grateful to his good friend Helga and wishes to thank the oncology team and the palliative care staff at the Royal Victoria Hospital for their loving care, kindness and compassion. <br> <br>He had a love of technology and was a true “gadget man”. Although he excelled in his professional life as President of Kone Cranes, his true qualities were those of kindness and patience, wit and humour, and a calming presence. As Commodore of the LRYC he demonstrated leadership, fairness and a sense of camaraderie while at the same fulfilling his passion for boating. <br> <br>The Family invites you to pay your respects to Donald & will receive condolences at Rideau Funeral Home (4275, boul. Des Sources, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, H9B 2A6) on Saturday, October 23rd 2021 from 1pm to 3pm. <br>As per covid rules, a private service (invitation only) will follow at 3:00pm. For those who would like to join the Service via livestream, please follow this link (copy/paste): <br> <br>In lieu of flowers, a donation in Donald's memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association. <br> <br> <br>A Celebration of Life will be planned for summer 2022. <br> <br></div>