Wednesday April 18, 2012
H. Mara (Tracy) Sargeant Wolfe, Age 94 of Springfield Township, passed away, April 10, 2012 at home with her loving family at her side.
Mara was born March 28, 1918 in Smithfield, PA daughter of the late Harry U. and Altheda (Rice) Tracy.
She attended Smithfield High School through 11th grade and graduated from Troy High School Class of 1936.
Mara was predeceased by her two husbands, Gerald H. Sargeant and Maurice D. Wolfe.
She worked at Rite Aid Pharmacy in Sayre, but she found great joy in being a farm wife, mother and grandmother.
Her memberships included the Faith Community (Wetona) United Methodist Church where she served as Treasurer for many years and sang in the choir.
In recent years she played the Harmonica for the church offertory and playing the violin. She was also a member of the Wetona United Methodist Women and the Valley Grange #1319. Her interests also included reading, her large personal library, gardening, flowers, sewing, knitting, crocheting and embroidery.
Survivors include children, Paul E. & Judith Sargeant, Troy, Virginia M. and Andrew Bayiates of Dedham, MA, Alan T. and Sharon Sargeant, Troy; grandchildren, Caroline & Adam Hall, Heather & Stephen Moody, Brenda & Michael Merloe, Christine & William Stec, John & Julie Bayiates, Edward & Elisa Bayiates, Thomas Bayiates, Jason & Marilyn Sargeant, Richard Sargeant, great-grandchildren, Caytlyn and Lucas Nichols, Grace, Eli and Maya Moody, Alexis and Dylan Stec, Benjamin, Grace and Ryan Bayiates, Zachari and Brady Sargeant, Ethan Sargeant and Adaline Hall; special niece Carol Moser and twelve other nieces and nephews.
Mara was predeceased by her parents, two husbands, sisters, Josephine (Tracy) Moser and Ida Jeanne (Tracy) Ford, half-sisters, Elsie (Fuller) Nichols and Loretta (Fuller) Fay.
Funeral services were held on April 14 at the Faith Community (Wetona) United Methodist Church with Reverend Richard Noggle officiating. Interment was in Wetona Cemetery.
Memorials in her memory may be sent to Faith Community (Wetona) United Methodist Church, 1204 Redington Avenue, Troy, PA 16947. Send condolences to BestLifeTributes.com. Arrangements were under the direction of the Gerald Vickery Funeral Home, Troy.