SOUTH EDWARDS – Ada Fern Hendrick Wagner, age 84, of South Edwards, passed away on February 4, 2021 at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown. Ada was born on August 4, 1936 in Fowler, NY. Her parents were Donald and Hazel (Bennett) Hendrick. As a young girl Ada helped on the family farm. She loved horseback riding. She attended Gouverneur schools. Ada married Ronald Lewis Wagner on August 28, 1954. They had no children. They were married for fifty-four years when Ronnie passed away on May 5, 2008. Ada was a homemaker for many years. She always had several pets. Her favorite companions were her Yorkies. Ada is survived by her sister Vicki VanOrnum and her husband, Thomas VanOrnum. She has one niece, Tanya VanOrnum and her husband, Mike Stevens of Richland, NY. Ada loved her sister and niece very much. At Ada's request there will be no calling hours or funeral. A memorial service will be held in Fairview Cemetery in Edwards at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to French Funeral Home in Edwards. Condolences may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.