Winifred A. Trostle, 83, formerly of Mt. Holly Springs and Carlisle, PA, died on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center. She was born in Carlisle, PA on June 15, 1928 to the late George and Margaret Harder VanAsdalan.
Winifred retired as a secretary from the Rice Elementary School in Mt. Holly Springs, PA.
She was a member of the First Church of God in Carlisle and a founding member of the Golden Age Club of Mt. Holly Springs, where she was active for over 40 years. Winifred helped to coordinate and illustrate the cookbook for the â€śDorcas Classâ€ť of the Mt. Holly Springs United Methodist Church and was a former saxophone player in the Mt. Holly Springs Band. She loved to travel, go boating with her husband Richard on the Chesapeake Bay and enjoyed gardening, especially her rose garden. An excellent cook and exceptional baker, Winifred was locally noted for her â€śShoo Fly Pieâ€ť. Winifred is the author of the book titled â€śMt. Holly Springs Centennial 1873-1973.â€ť
Winifred is survived by her loving husband Richard A.Trostle; a son, David L. Trostle and his wife Karen of Churchton, MD; and a grandson, Matthew R. Trostle. She was preceded by a brother, Lionel VanAsdalan.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the First Church of God, 705 Glendale St., Carlisle, PA. Officiating will be her pastor, the Rev. D. Alan Mathna. There will be no viewing or visitation. Interment will be in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to her church. Arrangements are being handled by the Hollinger Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA.