HANOVER Trudye L. Eckenrode, 68, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of Paul V. Eckenrode, who died May 24, 2002. Born February 27, 1945, in Hanover, she was the daughter of the late Donald C. and Elizabeth (Wolf) Ecker. Trudye was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Hanover. She loved to camp, garden, and especially spend time with her grandchildren, friends and family. Surviving are four children, Donna May and her husband, John of Spring Grove, Kathy Sneeringer and her husband, Sonny of Hanover, Herb Walter of New Oxford and Kimberly Ferree and her husband, Jason of Spring Grove; seven grandchildren; Kirby, Joel, Laura, Lindsay, Larisssa, Leanne and Khloe; and a step brother, Gary Sanders and his wife, Katie of Spring Grove. A Funeral Service will be celebrated 10 a.m., Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 200 Frederick St., Hanover, with Pastor Brendan Hock officiating. Burial will follow in St. Vincent Cemetery, Hanover. Friends and relatives will be received Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown. Serving as pallbearers will be Herb Walter, John May, Sonny Sneeringer, Jason Ferree, Joel May and Ryan Moser. Contributions in remembrance of Trudye may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 Frederick St., Hanover, PA 17331. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.murphyfuneralhomeinc.com
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Published in Evening Sun on July 9, 2013