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April 7, 2014

Joseph Robert Hagan, 83; Sellersburg

— Funeral Mass for Joseph Robert Hagan, 83, Sellersburg, will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany with entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.

He died Saturday, April 05, 2014, at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany.

He was born May 2, 1930, in Dale, Ind., to the late Joseph and Loretta (Rheinlaender) Hagan. Joseph was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired nursing home administrator.

Survivors include, his wife of 60 years, Mary J. Hagan; children, Daniel J. Hagan, Susan A. Edelen and husband, Allen, Michael A. Hagan, Dennis P. Hagan and wife, Kelly, Julie M. Bell; sisters, Frances Birchler, Mary Wilson; grandchildren, Gary Neil Medcalf and wife, Amy, Matthew B. Fischer-Hagan, Megan M. Bell, Matthew D. Bell, great-granddaughter:    Kaitlin J. Medcalf.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany.

The family requests expressions of sympathy to go to Providence Retirement Home, 4915 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN 47150.

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