Obituary: Warren Hagar; raised in JP

August 3, 2012
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(Courtesy Photo) Warren Arnold Hagar.

Warren Arnold Hagar, 99, loving father, husband, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on July 13, 2012, at Park Lane Assisted Living, Monterey, Calif. He led a full life as manager of J.J. Newberry’s; high school English teacher, Yucaipa, Calif.; state rehabilitation counselor, Riverside; social worker, Redlands, Calif.; top salesperson, Encyclopedia Britannica; member of the Sierra Club and World Affairs Council in Los Angeles. Resided in Carmel, Calif. for 25 years; active member of the Carmel Foundation, leading men’s group on philosophical discussions. He enjoyed playing bridge.

He was born in Troy, N.Y. on June 25, 1913. He was raised in Jamaica Plain, Mass. He attended old East Boston High School; junior and senior high school class president; remarkable salesman; paid for college by selling old gold. Graduated with a B.A. degree, with honors, Bowdoin College, Maine; pre-master’s, UCLA; M.A., UC Riverside, majoring in philosophy; and pre-doctorate from UCR.  Authored “Cognitive Awareness and the LPM,” published by Philosophical Library, Inc., Troy, N.Y., 1977.

He is survived by Olga Hagar, wife, Monterey, Calif.; two daughters, Sharon Lovell, Bridgewater, N.J. and Charlene Wilder, Hagerstown, Md./Upperstrasburg, Pa.; one son, Everett Hagar, Pine Mountain, Calif.; one stepson, Pierre Roubaud, Paris, France; four granddaughters, Katrina Schneider, Phoenix, Ariz., Valarie Wilder, San Diego, Calif., Denise Payne, Grand Junction, Colo. and Loddie Foose, Pasadena, Calif.;  one grandson, William Feigen, Irvine, Calif.; five great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Joshua Schneider, Phoenix, Ariz., Joslyn and Ashlyn Payne, Grand Junction, Colo. and Tira Foose, Pasadena, Calif.; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews in Boston, Massachusetts and Maine. He was predeceased by his parents; wife Genevieve Hagar; brothers Edward, Justin, Preston and Ralph Hagar; and sister Ethel Davis. Messages of condolences may be sent to c.wilder@myactv.net.

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