Tranter, Mary Ellen
Sep. 7, 1931 - Jun. 29, 2014
Mary Ellen Tranter, age 82, of Sarasota, Florida and formerly of Elmira, NY went to be with her beloved Lord on Sunday, June 29, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was predeceased by her parents, Cyril and Ann Sanders. Surviving is her loving and devoted husband of 61 years G. Thomas Tranter, Sr. She is also survived by her loving children whom she was very proud of: G. Thomas (Elizabeth) Tranter, Jr., Gregory (Tracy) Tranter, M. Karen Tranter (Gregory Sommers), and Nancy (Stuart) Wright. She cherished her nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and her many wonderful friends. Mary Ellen was a graduate of Ohio University. She loved her family dearly and was a dedicated home maker. She was extremely active in her church both in Elmira and Siesta Key. She volunteered for many organizations and served on numerous boards throughout her life. A memorial service will be held in Siesta Key, FL at a later date.