Willow Carean Wagner
"Don't cry because it's over, Smile because it happened" Dr. Seuss

On Jan. 9, 2020, our beautiful little girl, Willow Carean Wagner, left us to go dance and sing with the angels.
She was born at Evangelical Community Hospital on April 29, 2015, the daughter of Neil and Rebecca (Smith) Wagner of Trevorton.
She was a student at Otterbein Christian Preschool, Sunbury. Willow had also been a student of the Catherine Treon School of Dance. She was our free spirit wild child. Willow loved spending as much time as possible outside, feeling sunshine on her face, listening to the birds or feeling snowflakes tickle her nose. It never mattered to Willow if it was cold, rainy or sunny. She just wanted to be outside. She would always say "It's a beautiful day Momma". Willow had a huge heart and loved all animals, big and small.

Willow is survived by her parents; maternal grandparents, James and Terri (Miller) Smith of Sunbury; paternal grandparents, Jeffrey and Denise (Hack) Wagner of Shamokin Dam and Robin (DiDomenico) Morris of Aiken, S.C.; paternal great-grandparents, Carole Smith of Evergreen, Colo., and Robert Wagner of Selinsgrove; special close aunts, Vicki (Miller) and Paul Renn, Lori (Miller) Williams, Gina (Wagner) Montgomery, and Amy (Eisenhour) Sanders; many special close cousins including Logan and Kalin McGuire, Devon Reed, Kyra and Rylie Sanders and her "Bestest Buddy" cousins, Hayden, Colbie, Adelynn, Lily and Amaya; her special friend, Mike Swinehart; and many other aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandparents, John K. Miller, Jean B. Miller. Joseph J. Smith, Jean O. Smith and paternal great-grandmother, Carol Pontius.

Friends my call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 11.
Interment will be in the Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to PA State Parks, Arbor Day Foundation or an animal rescue organization of your choice.

"The little one that we hoped and prayed so long for was swiftly here and gone, but the love that she has planted is a light that still shines on".
Published on January 13, 2020


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Julie, Lauren, Monica and Mariza
Jan 15, 2020
A memorial tree was planted in memory of Willow Carean Wagner.  Plant a tree
Debbie Blett
Jan 14, 2020
Willow was a little sweetheart. She touched many lives while God shared her with us.
Kelly Crawford and Family
Jan 14, 2020
Willow had an infectious smile that could light up a room. Blessed to have known this precious, loveable bugger if only for a short time. She touched my ♥️. May she continue to dance eternally on all those puffy clouds, enjoy all the beautiful flower gardens, and send “signs”down from Heaven to her Parents, Grandparents, and Family to let them know she’s content and at peace. Love to her Family.
Tawnya Miller-Todd
Jan 14, 2020
Wishing the family healing prayers and willow a heavenly quest to Jesus’s to be a rise in his garden
Patricia P Nace
Jan 14, 2020
A memorial tree was planted in memory of Willow Carean Wagner.  Plant a tree
Maribel Haupt
Jan 14, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. What a sweet Angel heavens choir has gained.
Melody DeLong
Jan 14, 2020
My heart and thoughts are with you all.
Lori Williams
Jan 14, 2020
Aunt Wori loves you with all of her heart, Myrtle!!
Nikki Harris (Aubrey's mom)
Jan 13, 2020
Our hearts are broken for your family. Though we only knew Willow a short time, her sweet smile will never be forgotten.
Nikki Harris
Jan 13, 2020
A memorial tree was planted in memory of Willow Carean Wagner.  Plant a tree
Jessica Duperree (Journey, Genesis, Zion, & Zeke’s Mom)
Jan 13, 2020
We’re so very sorry for your great loss. Upholding your family in prayer with love and tears.