Mary Lou (Howard) Trotter

June 13, 1933 ~ November 17, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Mary Lou Trotter Obituary

Mary Lou Trotter, 90, of Enon Valley, PA, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2023, in her home surrounded by loved ones.

Mary Lou was born on June 13, 1933, in Enon Valley, PA, the daughter of the late Lewis and Mary (Patterson) Howard. She was a graduate of Mount Jackson High School, where she met the love of her life, James Trotter. They were married on November 7, 1953, and celebrated 69 years together. 

Mary Lou was a loving wife, devoted parent and grandparent, and a valued friend to many. She was a member of Westfield Presbyterian Church, where she served as a Deacon and a choir member. She is remembered for her ability to host and care for others, and for connecting with friends wherever she went. 

Mary Lou was a faithful and devoted matriarch of her family. She is survived by son Robert (Marte Lovich) Trotter of New Castle, PA; daughter Debra (David) Liggett of Bessemer, PA; son David (Jill) Trotter of Enon Valley, PA; brother Don (Diana) Howard; of Fort Lauderdale, FL; step-sister Joan Paden of Erie, PA; sister-in-law Mary Ann Beatty of Beaver Falls, PA; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Her parents, husband, sister-in-law Nancy Trotter, stepmother Helen Howard, step-sister Marian Cyrus, and grandson James Trotter preceded her in death. 

Her family invites her loved ones to pay their respects during calling hours on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, from 1:00- 3:00 at Westfield Presbyterian Church. A funeral service will follow with Pastor Bobby Griffith officiating. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made to Westfield Presbyterian Church, Foundations of Hope. 

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November 22, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Westfield Presbyterian Church
1363 Mt Jackson Road
New Castle, PA 16102

Funeral Service
November 22, 2023

3:00 PM
Westfield Presbyterian Church
1363 Mt Jackson Road
New Castle, PA 16102


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