Charles E. Waggner, 81, Of Darien, Partner And VP, Esselen Associates

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Charles E. Waggner Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. - Charles E. Waggner, a 48 year resident of Darien, died Dec. 17. He was 81.

Waggner was born in Baltimore to Charles and Lillian Waggner. He was a graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Maryland. He later obtained a juris doctor degree from Loyola University in Chicago.

Waggner first worked for Standard Oil in Baltimore and then moved to Illinois to join Cosden Oil Company, eventually, transferring to Cosden's New York offices. He was a partner and executive vice-president of Darien-based Esselen Associates.

Waggner is survived by his wife, Joan: children, Robert, Sharon, Nancy, Mark, Ellen, and David; step daughters, Christine and Torrey; and 11 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23 at the Noroton Presbyterian Church, 2011 Post Road, Darien.

Donations may be made to Darien Athletic Foundation Inc, Attn: Memory of Chuck Waggner, 17 Old Kings Highway South, Suite 140, Darien, CT 06820.

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