Catherine R. Trostle, 83, pianist, Bollman worker

By on August 14, 2013

Catherine R. Trostle, 83, of Denver, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at her daughter’s residence.

She was born in Adamstown to the late Earl M. and Katie S. (Snyder) Redcay and was the wife of the late Eugene W. Trostle.

In her early years, Catherine was a former pianist at the Immanuel Evangelical Congregation Church of Adamstown for many years. She was a member of the Allegheny UCC, Monhton. She was a 1947 graduate of Shillington High School. During her working years, she was employed by the Bollman Hat Factory as a stenographer until her retirement in 1994. She enjoyed watching football and baseball and listening to music.

She is survived by a son: Gary E., husband of Darlene (Wenger) Trostle of Lititz; a daughter: Patti T., wife of James McLean of Birdsboro; five grandchildren and a sister-in-law: Viola Redcay of Manheim.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a brother: Earl M. Redcay, Jr.

A viewing was held Aug. 13 at the Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, Denver, followed by her funeral service with Rev. Haydn McLean officiating. Interment will take place in the Pleasant View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Catherine’s memory may be made to Bon Homie Ltd., Adult Day Center, 470 N. Lewis Rd., Limerick, PA 19468.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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