2012-03-29 / Obituaries

Charles E. Truax Jr.

McConnellsburg, 73

Charles E. Truax Jr., 73, McConnellsburg, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at Shippensburg Health Care Center, Shippensburg.

He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, March 31, 1938, the son of the late Charles E. and Ruth (Seville) Truax. He was the husband of Mildred M. (Bishop) Truax, whom he married on May 15, 1955.

He was a truck driver in his earlier years for K.G. Richards in McConnellsburg, and then for Culler’s Trucking in McConnellsburg.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by son Charles E. Truax III of McConnellsburg; daughters Betty L. O’Hara of Palmetto, Fla.; Vicki L. Truax Woodson of Mercersburg; Tonya L. Schetrompf of McConnellsburg; brothers Herbert “Lee” Truax of Hustontown; John Truax of Mc- Connellsburg; Steven Truax of Hustontown; Gary Truax of Hustontown; Richard Truax of Hustontown; sisters Mildred Gelvin of Ft. Littleton; Alma Hook of Nazareth, Pa.; Shirley Kohr of Hustontown; Janet Barnett of Hustontown; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Stella Marie Pittman.

Services will be held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11 a. m. on Thursday, March 29, 2012, with Pastor William Kuhn officiating.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

There will be visitation on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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