Mr. Eugene (Gene) F. Bohnwagner 84, beloved husband of Barbara J. (Wood) Bohnwagner, died Sunday, April 29, 2012 at the Beverly Hospital.
Born and raised in North Andover, he was the son of the late Arthur and Mary (Deady) Bohnwagner. He received his education in the North Andover school system and graduated from Johnson High School.
An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during the Korean Conflict as a member of the United States Army.
Mr. Bohnwagner worked as an insurance agent for the Prudential Insurance Company for twenty five years. After his retirement, he worked as a clerk at the Building Center in Essex for over twenty years.
In addition to his wife with whom he shared fifty nine years of marriage, he is survived by a daughter, Lisa Bohnwagner and her husband, Kevin Johnson of Middleton; three sons, Paul Bohnwagner and his wife, Tammy of Tulsa, OK; Alan Bohnwagner and his wife, Paula of Burke, VA; and Neil Bohnwagner and his wife, Judy of Danvers; three grandchildren, Paul, Jeffrey, and David Bohnwagner; three great grandchildren, Jacqueline, Samuel and Amanda; a sister, Mary LaChapelle of North Andover; and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Lois Bohnwagner and Arthur Bohnwagner.
A funeral service will be held at the Campbell – Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly (North Beverly location) on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial at Spring Street Cemetery , Essex . Visiting hours are Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Eugene’s memory to the charity of one’s choice. Information, directions and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
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