Janet Trauger

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Janet Trauger of Lake Winola died Wednesday at the Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. Her husband, Warren Trauger, died in September 1965.

Born in Falls Twp., Wyoming County, on July 19, 1922, daughter of the late Morris and Mildred Sives Swartwood, Janet was a graduate of Falls Overfield High School. Before her retirement, she was employed for 40 years as a press operator for Northeast Envelope Co. in Old Forge. She was member of the Osterhout Bible Church and was very faithful to her religion, and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Janet loved gardening and working with her flowers. She was an avid New York Yankees fan.

Surviving are a son, Warren Trauger, Tunkhannock; daughter, Gail Stage, Lake Winola; brother, Kempton Swartwood, Phoenix, Ariz.; sister, Beulah Klipple, Milwaukee, Pa.; grandchildren, Lisa Anderjack and husband, Mike; Michelle Butash and husband, Jeff; Jeff and wife, Heather; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Brett and Blake Stage, Samantha Anderjack, Mason and Ava Butash; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Walter Jeffrey Stage; brothers, Maxwell and Morris "Wendell" Swartwood; and sisters, Roymane Veety, Esther Jones and Regina Stephens.

The family would like to thank the nurses, aides and other workers at the Golden Living Personal Care Home and Hospice of the Sacred Heart for their compassionate care of our mother.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Brian Williams of the Osterhout Bible Church. Interment will be in Lake Winola Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Osterhout Bible Church, c/o Sandra Callwitts, 204 Route 29 N, Tunkhannock, 18657; Golden Living Activities Fund, 30 Virginia Drive, Tunkhannock, 18657; or to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafu
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Published in Scranton Times on May 22, 2014