James A. “Bert” Hager, 85, of Orlando FL (Formerly Uniontown) passed away on May 13, 2023 in Grand Palms Nursing Home Orlando, FL.
He was born December 24, 1937 in Confluence PA. He was the son of the late Robert and Neva (Bryner) Hager.
In addition to his parents, James is predeceased by his wife of almost 60 years Louise (Morris) Hager in 2017; son Richard Hager; brothers Robert Hager and Wayne Hager; and brother-in-law Grady Means.
James is survived by his children Pamela Latham of Belle Vernon PA, Dr. Jeanne Hager-Burth and husband Michael of Orlando FL, Susan Harshbarger and husband Jim of Herndon VA, grandchildren Kenneth Hager, Matthew Latham, Dr. Timothy Latham, Rebekah Green, Anthony Marghella, Jessica Barnhart, James, Jacob, Jared, and Justin Harshbarger, 15 great grandchildren; siblings Doris Means of Uniontown, Larry Hager of Farmington, and Stanley Hager of Idaho; and daughter-in-law Carla Hager of Uniontown.
He was a former member of the Asbury U.M Church of Uniontown and Uniontown Church of the Brethren.
He was retired from Steel Scaffolding Company in Uniontown. In his free time James enjoyed boxing, running, going on walks, and spending time with his family.
Visitation will be held on Thursday May 18, 2023 in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME (HOPWOOD) from 3pm-7pm and Friday May 19, 2023 from 10am until the hour of the service at 11am with pastor Dave Herring officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Cemetery, Farmington, PA.
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