Marie J.Trankle, 83, of Orwigsburg, passed away Wednesday, November 17th, at Geisinger St. Lukes's Orwigsburg.
Marie was born in Philadelphia, on June 2, 1938, a daughter of the late Catherine (Zarek) and Stanley Szymanski.
She was the widow of Albert C. Trankle.
Marie graduated from Dobbins High School in 1959.
She worked as a Floor Girl at Classtex and a label printer for Argo knitting mills. She was also a substitute cafeteria worker at Blue Mountain school district.
She enjoyed reading, playing Bingo and Polka music.
Marie is survived by her two daughters, Kathy Schaeffer, wife of Barry and
Rosemarie Rothermel; A son, Albert (Butch) Trankle, husband of Donna.
Marie is also survived by her sister, Theresa Sheffer and her brother, Richard Szymanski.
Marie’s grandchildren are Amanda Trankle, Vanessa, Wife of Ryan McCauley, Scott & Dana Noll; Oliver Schaffer fiancé of Jasmine Walters; Christopher Schaeffer, companion of Jill Saunders and Andrew Rothermel. Her Great Grandchildren are Olivia, Lucas, Omir & Aviana.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 22nd at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Zion’s Cemetery of Perry Township, Hamburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library 216 West Independence Street Orwigsburg, PA 17961.
Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library
214 East Independence Street, Orwigsburg PA 17961