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Frances Trotta Tryon

August 2, 1937 — March 9, 2022

***SERVICES FOR FRANCES HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED.
SERVICE WILL BE SATURDAY MARCH 19th at 2 PM. VISITATION WILL BE ONE HOUR PRIOR. BOTH AT CHURCH. THANK YOU.***

Frances (Trotta) Tryon, 84, of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 in UPMC Pinnacle West Shore Hospital, Hampden Twp.

She was a retired minister and Registered Nurse. Fran was a graduate of Old Forge High School, Eastern Bible Institute, Harrisburg Area Community College where she earned her Registered Nurse degree, North Central Bible College (BA) and Regent University, where she earned her Masters in Human Services.

Fran loved reading, furthering her education, traveling and dining out. She enjoyed her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and most of all, she cherished her beloved late husband of more than 54 years, The Rev. Gary D. Tryon.

Fran was born in Old Forge, PA, the daughter of the late Michael and Josephine (DeSimone) Trotta. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by siblings, Louis, John and Angeline.

She is survived by her children, Ronald G. Tryon of Mechanicsburg, Robin L. Halcomb (Kenneth) of Mechanicsburg and Jodi A. Hawkswell (Matthew) of Columbia, NJ; siblings, Rose Marie VanSickle (Lloyd) of Old Forge, PA and Leonard Trotta (Doreen) of Avoca, PA; grandchildren, Brooke (Josh), Madison, Rylee, Cole, Brecksten, Jace, Kinsley and Kyler; and great grandchildren, Avery and Aaryn.

A joyful celebration of her life will be held at 2pm on Saturday, March 19th at River of God Church, Enola. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to services. Burial will be on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 12PM at the Hummelstown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions in Fran’s memory to Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, https://www.samaritanspurse.org/our-ministry/donate-online or PO Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022

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Saturday, March 19, 2022

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Saturday, March 19, 2022

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