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Roger A. Wagman

January 13, 1949 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 73)

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Wagman, Roger A.

Roger A. Wagman, age 73, a longtime resident of Albuquerque died June 14, 2022.  He is survived by his beloved spouse Christina “Chris” Paap, dear sister Cynthia (Frank) Sommer of Purcellville, VA; niece Jacqueline (Tony) Dobranski and grandnephews Rowan and Nolan of Washington, D.C, cousins, extended family, and friends. Roger was preceded in death by his parents Florence (Glazer) and Jacob I. Wagman of Bristol, PA. Roger was an attorney in Albuquerque, formerly State of NM Assistant Attorney General in Santa Fe, Municipal Judge in Corrales, State of NM Public Defender, and in private practice with clients from all over NM. He was a proud alum of Tulane University undergraduate and law school and Bryn Mawr College (MA). At Tulane, Roger was a member of the Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity.

Graveside service will be officiated by Rabbi Arthur Flicker of Congregation B’nai Israel on Monday June 20, 2022, 11:00a.m. at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale Blvd, SE.

Roger will be remembered for his sense of humor, wonderful laugh, love of animals, and humanity, and so many wonderful qualities. 

In lieu of flowers, please donate to organizations Roger supported which include environmental causes, animal welfare, or MD Anderson Cancer Center or other cancer organizations, Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation, or the charity of your choice.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date; please visit this site for future updates.


Graveside Service
June 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Fairview Memorial Park, New Mexico, Albuquerque

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