Connie Jean (Traxler) Guthridge

LEWISTOWN – Connie Jean (Traxler) Guthridge, 46, of Lewistown, passed away peacefully at 8:29 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, surrounded by her family.

Born on July 20, 1967, in Huntingdon, she was a daughter of the late Paul D. Traxler Jr. and Eleanor (Beaver) Traxler, who survives.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Jo, in 1989.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by: husband, Robert Guthridge Sr., whom she married on Feb. 27, 1987; children, Dana Maria Guthridge, Robert Guthridge Jr. and Derek Guthridge, all of Lewistown; grandchildren, whom she adored, Alex Page, Jada Guthridge, Trey Guthridge, Jace Bender and Kierra Stains; and her siblings, Cathy McNeil, of Pittsburgh, Paul Traxler, of Mount Union, Bill Traxler, of Lewistown, Irma Voyles, of Harrisburg, and Randy Traxler, Boyd Traxler and Tammy Seward, all of Lewistown.

Early in life, she worked in the kitchen at William Penn.

Connie’s funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Home, Woodlawn, Lewistown, with Pastor Randy Traxler and her nephew, Patrick Traxler, officiating.

A viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, at the funeral home.

Interment will take place in Lind Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., P.O. Box 631, Lewistown, PA 17044.

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