FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

Dolan Funeral Home is prepared to help our families that have been affected by the pandemic.

Learn More

Philip L. Gagner

1926 - 2014

No Vistitation Date Scheduled


No Funeral Date Scheduled


PhilipGagnerUSArmyPhilip L. Gagner, 88, of Westford, MA formerly Lynnfield, MA died Sunday October 26, 2014 after a brief illness.

He was the husband of the late Marjorie A. (Clancy) Gagner who died Dec. 12, 2008.
Born in Lynn, MA on May 17, 1926, he was the son of the late Frank and Carlotta M. (Solaris) Gagner.
Phil grew up in Lynn and graduated Lynn Classical High School with the Class of 1943. He graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Electrical Engineering.
He served in the US Army during World War II.

Phil worked as an Electrical Engineer at Textron of Wilmington for many years before retiring in 1986. He previously taught Radio Electronics to army recruits at Ft. Devens in Ayer, MA.
He was a communicant of St Maria Gorretti Parish in Lynnfield, MA and most recently St. Catherine’s Church in Westford, MA where he also served as an usher. He was a Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus in Lynnfield, MA.

Phil enjoyed his summer house at Long Lake in Harrison, ME.

He is survived by two daughters, Marjorie “Peg” Hicks and her husband, Alan of Westford, MA and Christine Logan of Franklin, TN; a son, Philip Gagner and his wife Dr. Sylvia Dutcher of Vienna, VA; two grandchildren, Andrew Hicks of Medford, MA and Lisa McFarland of St. Catherine’s, Ontario; two sisters, Beverly O’Shea of Nahant, MA and Linda Cameron.
He was the brother of the late Francis Gagner, Ellsworth Gagner, Herbert Gagner, Helen McKinnon and June Knight.

His Wake is Wed. 9:30a.m. to 10:30a.m. with a Funeral Mass at 10:30 in St. Catherine’s Church, 104 North Main Street, Westford, MA. Graveside services at 12:45p.m in Forest Hill Cemetery, Lynnfield, MA. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

Leave a Condolence

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Dolan Funeral Home is an independent, family-owned, and operated business providing personal, loving attention to the needs of the families that we serve. Our main purpose is to serve the community that is comprised of diverse religions, beliefs, and philosophies, which must be respected. We help you celebrate and honor the life of your loved one with integrity and care by providing a professional funeral service as distinctive as the families we serve. We offer funeral home and cremation services in Lowell, Westford, and Tyngsborough, MA. Contact us today!

What Our Families Are Saying

Signup for Obituary Email Notifications

Obituary Notification Email
Obituary Notification Email
Loading
Dolan Funeral Home adheres to The CDC Coronavirus Guidance for Funeral Directors to keep you and your loved ones safe. Click to learn moreHealth and Safety COVID-19 Response
Call 24/7 for Immediate Needs:Call 24/7 (978) 256-4040 or (978) 251-4041