O. Trapane, 68, of 2211 Shasta Drive Bloomsburg PA passed away peacefully
Friday morning February 14 2014. She was born July 18, 1945 in Danville PA
the daughter of Richard Day of Huntersville PA and the late Oda Sager Day.
graduated from Danville High School and continued her education at
Bloomsburg University where she graduated with two Masters’ degrees; one in
Early Childhood Education and one in Art. She received her All But
Dissertation from Nova Southeastern University in Florida in Information
was employed by the Berwick School District where she was a well known and
loved Kindergarten teacher for 30 years, retiring in 1997.
memberships included North Mountain Art League and the International
Association of Astronomical Artists. In 1995, her artwork circled the earth
3,000 times on the Mir Space Station, Euromir.
enjoyments during her life were manifold. She traveled extensively with a
special love of Europe, especially Italy. Her gardens were frequently
visited and admired by many of her friends and family. Ruth always kept up
to date with the most current technology. She was certified as an Advanced
Scuba Diver and traveled to many beautiful tropical places where she
experienced the beauty beneath the ocean. Artwork was Ruth’s passion and
anyone can enjoy her love for art by visiting her website
www.ruthtrapane.com. Her greatest enjoyment in her life was spending
time with her grandchildren whom she adored.
survived by her husband, best friend and caretaker of 28 years, Philip B.
Trapane. They were married August 23, 1985.
will be greatly missed by her two sons; Michael W. Correll and his fiancé
Ja’Ney VanBuskirk of Panama City Beach FL and Timothy R. Correll and his
wife Angela of Rome NY. She will also be greatly missed by her two
grandsons; Brent Correll and Brock Correll.
surviving is her step-son,Sean Trapane of Missisippi. She is also survived
by Brooke Trapane of Berwick PA and her step-daughter, Bridget Trapane and
her husband Joshua Lange of Linfield PA. Also surviving are three
step-grandchildren; Gianni and Isabella Trapane and Philip J. Lange.
also survived by one brother, Richard Day and his wife Karen and three
sisters; Linda Ritter and her husband Raymond; Carol Morgan and her husband
Bob and Cathy Day, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Ruth’s Life will be held Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 12:00
Noon at First Baptist Church 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA with the
Reverend Dr. Harry H. Wonderland and the Reverend Dawes E. Dunhan
officiating. Burial will be private at Elan Memorial Park Bloomsburg PA.
Friends will be received from 10:45 AM until 11:45 AM at the church.
Because of Ruth’s love for flowers, they would be gratefully received for
the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Columbia
Montour Home Hospice 410 Glenn Avenue Suite 200 Bloomsburg PA 17815.
under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street