Obituary of William John Hagenbaugh Jr.
William "Billy" Hagenbaugh, age 64 of Lehman, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at home.
He was born on December 1, 1958 and was the son of the late William J. and Jessie D. Hagenbaugh.
Bill was a well-respected member of the community, serving for over 50 years in the Lehman Twp. Fire Department, 30 plus years as Assistant and Chief. He always encouraged training, education, and free thinking. He was also instrumental in the creating of the now Back Mountain Regional Fire/EMS in hopes of providing services and response times to better serve his community. Bill was an officer for 11 years in the Back Mountain Police Association, Lehman Twp., Lake Twp. and Dallas Boroughs departments. He was currently employed by the H&K group, Pikes Creek division, as a driver and a certified driving instructor. Bill had been trained in sales while he was employed by the Sunday Independent Newspaper, and used those talents at Ertley Motorworld, Pompey Dodge and Susquehanna Fire Equipment. He also worked as a winter seasonal driver for Penn Dot, Pikes Creek.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, the former Helen Heffernan; sisters, Linda Gregory (Donald) of Lehman and Debra Agnew (Brian) of Loyalville; sister-in-law, Ann Heffernan-Root Koval (Phil) of Trucksville; nephews, Kurt Schneider of North Carolina, Jared Schneider of Danville, Jack Schneider of Lehman, Kallie and Hunter Root of Binghamton, NY and Thomas Heffernan; treasured great nieces, all brothers and sisters in the fire, EMS and police services.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 23, 2023 at 11:00 am from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of Routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with Pastor Fadi Haddad and Elder Joseph Marr of the Beaumont 7th Day Adventist Church, officiating.
Visitation will be from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Sunday at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Beaumont 7th Day Adventist Church, 5645 PA 309, Harveys Lake, PA 18612 or True Friends Animal Welfare, 16332 PA-706, Montrose, PA 18801.
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