OBITUARY

Mary "Charlotte" Trenary

March 27, 1937April 25, 2019
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Mary “Charlotte” Trenary, 82, passed away on April 25, 2019. She was born in Goshen, IN on March 27, 1937, the daughter of the late Harry and Virginia Young. Charlotte obtained a Master's Degree from Indiana University. She was a member of Simpson United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir for over 50 years. She was a member of Simpson United Methodist Women’s Group, AAUW, PEO Chapter AN, and PSI Iota XI Chapter PI. Charlotte was an elementary school teacher at Fort Wayne Community Schools, retiring in 1998. She volunteered for Franciscan Center, preparing meals, and many other volunteer opportunities. She attended the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Civic Center for many years. She was always very active with her children and grandchildren’s activities. Surviving are her husband of 56 years, J. Paul Trenary; children Susan (John) Jauregui, and Dan Trenary; granddaughters, Gabrielle and Jennifer Jauregui; and sister, Anne DeCoudres. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46819. Visitation will be one hour prior. Visitation will also be held at the funeral home on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Franciscan Center.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, May 4, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, May 4, 2019
  • Visitation Sunday, May 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, May 5, 2019

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Mary "Charlotte" Trenary

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Marybeth Erichsen

May 6, 2019

Dear Paul, Susan, Dan, Gabi, Jen and family,
My deepest sympathy for the great loss of your Wife, Mother and Grandmother. I will always remember Charlotte for visiting our family at our lake house in the summer. She introduced me to Taco Salad and I've loved it every since! Charlotte was very Dear to my Mother as my Mother wore Charlotte's Wedding gown for her wedding over 50 years ago! What a truly beautiful family. Charlotte will be missed by all. May the amazing memories bring peace and in knowing she is in a better place and back to her spunky energetic self. Love all of you and please let me know if you need anything. Love to all.
Your Cousin, Marybeth (Garman) Erichsen

Leah Borror

May 6, 2019

Prayers and thoughts go out to you, Dan, and your family at this difficult time.

Dave Garman

May 4, 2019

Dear Paul, Susan and Dan,
I am so sorry for your loss. I extend my deep and heartfelt sympathy to all the Trenary family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God bless the Trenary family and be with all of you during this difficult time. God bless all of you, Your Cousin Dave Garman, Fort Wayne, Indiana

WILLIAM C. AND DONNA J. PHILLIPS

May 3, 2019

Mr. J. Paul Trenary and Family:

Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one, Mary "Charlotte" Trenary.

God's Blessings to the Trenary Family.

Sincerely,

Mr. and Mrs. William C. Phillips

Pam Leach

May 2, 2019

Oh Charlotte was so wonderful! Meeting at the Franciscan Center and making sandwiches for the Sack Lunch program was so much fun! The best story with Charlotte was a bit scary, but we had a good laugh later. She felt faint and we all wanted to call Paul. She refused and said she just needed to lay down--she stayed right at our feet while we continued to make sandwiches!! She even had bread crumbs on her!! Such a dear and special woman. True servant of faith and friendship. God bless your family always.

Mary DeCoudres

April 29, 2019

My deepest sympathy to all of the family. To my cousins, Susan and Dan, Uncle Paul, and grand-kids, Gabrielle and Jennifer. May the memories shared help you through this difficult time.
I always loved talking to my Aunt Charlotte. When I would visit we we would have good talks . She was very funny and I just loved spending time with her. When my Mom had a stroke, she was there to help me through it. She and Uncle Paul would visit her often.
As most people know she was always there to help others and was always working on some project.
I'll miss her so much. And those red glasses.

Mary DeCoudres
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Lucia Adkins

April 29, 2019

My heartfelt condolences to the family. May your broken hearts be filled with loving memories

Barbara Tuesca

April 29, 2019

Many years ago Charlotte lived across the street from my family. I was about 6 years younger, but she was always a very kind neighbor. If I remember correctly her mother's hair was in a long braid I always wished I could have hair just like that.

Ann Waren

April 27, 2019

Susan and Dan,
So sorry for your loss. I can remember so clearly hearing your mom cheering at Pocohontas swim meets. A great lady who loved her family and was so supportive of her friends. I know you will always miss her.
Praying for all of you!

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Four generations of love !