Gladys Ann Trauger

March 4, 1923 - April 2, 2015

Service Date: April 6, 2015

9am until the time of the service

Gladys Ann Trauger, 92, of Lake Winola passed away at the VNA
Hospice, Scranton on Thursday.  She was born Mar. 4, 1923 in Falls
and she was the daughter of the late Jack and Ethel Lewis Clark.
She was a graduate of the Falls-Overfield School and furthered her
education at the Lackawanna Junior College.  Gladys was married to
Harold Trauger, whom passed away in 2008 and they were married for 64
years.  Gladys, along with her husband owned and operated Trauger’s
She was a lifetime member of the Lake Winola United Methodist
Church, one of the founding members of the Scranton Farmers Market,
started a pinnacle club with friends which is still active today,
she enjoyed quilting, gardening, and she was an avid reader.  Gladys
was an excellent cook and she was best known for her pies.  She was
a loving caring mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by
all who knew her.
In addition to her parents and husband, Gladys is preceded in death
by 2 sisters Elva Nelson and Hazel Williams, and a brother Wenfield
She is survived by her children Harold Jr. and wife Mary Lou
Trauger, Larry and wife Debra Trauger, and Russell and wife Dorothy
Trauger all from Lake Winola.  She has 8 grandchildren, 7 great
grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 11am from the Lake Winola
United Methodist Church (326 Maple Dr. Lake Winola) with Pastor
Michael Baumgardner officiating.  Friends may call from 9am until
the time of the service.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions
may be made to the Lake Winola United Methodist Church Po Box 400
Lake Winola, Pa. 185625.  The family would like to extend a thank
you to the Allied Services third floor staff for the compassionate
care of Gladys.  For directions or online condolences visit


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