Mary Trostle, 79, homemaker

By on August 22, 2012

Mary Trostle, 79, of Reinholds, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 at the Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Clay Township to the late Jesse and Martha (Johns) Sawyer and was the wife of Eugene Trostle.

Mary was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, flowers and cooking. She enjoyed family gatherings, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Mary is survived by her children; Robert, husband of Debra (McDowell) Trostle, of Denver; James, husband of Evelyn (Anderson) Trostle, of Stevens; Kenneth Trostle, of Merill, Wisc.; Debra, wife of Gerald Nolt, of Stevens; Barbara, wife of Mark Andrew, of Terre Hill; David, husband of Cassandra (Meck) Trostle, of Mohnton; Donald Trostle, of Herndon, Va.; and Christine, wife of Kurt Reich, of Reinholds; a brother: Amos, husband of Pauline Sawyer, of Denver; four sisters: Ruth Harting, of Stevens; Irene, wife of Elmer Dennis, of Mt. Joy; Elizabeth Moyer, of Reinholds; and Joyce, wife of David Bowers, of Ephrata; 22 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandchild.

A viewing was held on Aug. 21 at the Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver, followed by a funeral services with Pastor James Miller officiating. Interment took place in the Fairview Cemetery, Annex.

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

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