Ruth E. Trometter


Ruth E. Trometter, 95, of Herndon, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born May 24, 1923, in Herndon, a daughter of the late Harry W. and Ruth M. (Bogar) Herrold. Ruth was married on Oct. 1, 1942, to Heber F. Trometter who preceded her in death on June 10, 1999.

Ruth was a lifelong resident of Herndon. She was a graduate of the Herndon High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of the New Life E.C. Church, Herndon, and a former member of the Lower Northumberland County Action Center.

Surviving are four daughters, Judy Wetzel and husband Jack, of Herndon, Sandy Klinger and husband Chris, of Picture Rocks, Jane Gaw, of Herndon, and Helen Sapienza and husband Bob, of Campbell Hall, N.Y.; one son, Jack Trometter, of Herndon and companion Becci Mauser; one daughter-in-law, Amanda Trometter, of Milton; 12 grandchildren, Jeff Wetzel, Mike Gaw, Joel Wetzel, Tracy Schreffler, Jill Lundy, Renae McCann, Dana Hoppes, Andrea Tone, Erin Hill, Diana Sapienza, Robert Trometter and Julie Nikolov; 24 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Carol Zimmerman and Marjorie Hovenstine, both of Millersburg.

She was preceded in death by one son, Robert Trometter; one son-in-law, Lynn Gaw; six sisters and four brothers.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service at 1 p.m. Sunday April 14, in the Herndon Cemetery with Pastor Brad Hatter officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ruth's memory to New Life E.C. Church, 337 Mandata Road, Herndon, PA 17830.

The Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published on April 5, 2019
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