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Pauline Jane Trumbower, 96

August 28, 2020

Pauline Jane (Buck) Trumbower, 96, of Reading, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at Wyomissing Rehabilitation Center. Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Mae (Everhart) and Charles Buck. She was the beloved wife for 42 years to the late Richard Trumbower, Sr. who passed in 1987.

Pauline was a 1942 graduate of Coatesville High School. Following graduation, she was employed by Lukens Steel Company for several years before becoming a homemaker. She then enjoyed 20 years at Alcoa as a secretary. She was a member of Millersville Methodist Church. Pauline enjoyed playing bridge, loved entertaining and going on scenic car rides. She was a gracious hostess and talented decorator, who enjoyed spending time with her friends and connecting with everyone around her. Most of all she cherished spending time with her family.

Pauline is survived by her 2 children: David Trumbower, husband of Vickie, of Roanoke, VA and Debbie Weidler, wife of Eric of Reading, PA; her 8 grandchildren: Alison, David Jr., Adam, Joshua, Jacob, Jesse, Jordan and Polly Jean; her 15 great-grandchildren: Jack, Kate, Ella, Ty, Brody, Max, Mia, Bilal, Shaniyah, Natalie, Gabriel, Liberty Kylee and Mya. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son Richard Trumbower, Jr., sister Gladys Bricker and infant sister Dory Buck.

A visitation will take place from 4:30PM until 5:30PM on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, 441 N. George Street, Millersville, PA 17551. A private service will be officiated by Pastor Bill Malone. Interment will be private at Millersville Mennonite Cemetery. Masks and social distancing will be followed.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to PA Wounded Warriors, http://www.pawoundedwarriors.org/donations/,1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

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September 11, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed doing your mother’s hair at Wyomissing Rehab. It is so sad for these people to not be able to be with their families. I miss all my clients, but Polly was one of my favorites. God bless you and your families. Angie Himmelberger 

September 08, 2020

To the Trumbower family From Cynthia, Douglas and Greg Gurtizen our most heart felt condolences. Polly and our mother Betty were friends as well as our family being social with the rest of the Trumbower family. Polly will always be remembered for her quiet gracious manner as well as a sharp wit and a lovely smile.As a little girl I remember her late husband being quick with a joke and Polly being ever so sweet and radiant. Polly and my mother Betty were truely great women never to be forgotten and always in our hearts
Cynthia

September 02, 2020

To the family of Polly Trumbower:
My sympathies to you all.  I had kept in touch with Polly through cards when we were still First United Methodist Church, but since our merge with Grace United Methodist Church I have not.  We are now known as Millersville Community Church.   
I remember you all at First and Polly’s picture is exactly as I remembered her.
I spoke with Pat Moore Kanaski who also mentioned your family.
Again my sympathy to you all.
Mary A. (Axe) Burger, Caring Pastor, MCUMC

September 01, 2020

Our condolences to your family on the passing of Mrs. Trumbower.  We hope it comforts you to know that your grief is shared by all of us who knew her.  She was a beautiful, thoughtful, kind and considerate person who has left many wonderful memories with so many people.  A mother may pass on, but her thoughts, hopes and dreams live on in us.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Love & Friendship, Chuck and Joann Holdorf

September 01, 2020

We are so sorry for your family’s loss. There are no words which can fill the void of your hearts. May God wrap you all in His arms of comfort, strength and healing. may He lead you through this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. If you are in need of anything at all, we are a call or email away. Hugs and blessings to all.
Respectfully,
Jenn, Sindel & Tori

September 01, 2020

To the family of Pauline Trumbower, I wish to send my sincere condolences.  Polly, as I knew her, and I worked together at ALCOA for quite a few years.  She was a delightful person as a co-worker and friend.
                                                                                                      Sincerely, Nancy Diem

August 31, 2020

Dave sorry to read about your mother passing. The Boots familt sending prayers/sympathy to U n your regarding the lost of your mother. Your 67 basketball teammate n good friend Earl “Papa” Boots

Visitation
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
441 North George Street
Millersville, PA 17551
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