Lynn Eleanor Trewhella obituary 1941~2021

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Lynn Eleanor Trewhella (O’Neal), 79, passed away on September 7, 2021 at Brookside, Cross Keys Village after a long period of Alzheimer’s.

Lynn Eleanor Trewhella
Lynn Eleanor Trewhella

She was born on September 21, 1941 in Scotia, NY, the second daughter of the late Clara (Herzog) and Warren O’Neal. She was also predeceased by her sister, Karen Maynard.

Lynn had been a member of the Gettysburg United Methodist Church for many years while living in Gettysburg, PA, before moving to Cross Keys Village, The Brethren Home Community, in New Oxford, PA, in 2020.

She was a 1961 graduate of Averitt University in Danville, VA. After college, Lynn pursued a career in Merchandising in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA, before moving back East to work as an Administrative Assistant and later Senior Secretary for various companies and banks in the Boston, MA, and the Maryland suburbs before retiring in 2001.

Lynn loved to camp, enjoyed travel both domestic and international, and was an avid reader as well as a volunteer for many organizations throughout her life.

She is survived by her husband Edward with whom she spent more than 44 years of marriage with as well as a niece, Kristen Raffan and nephew, Kent Maynard both of New York state and step-daughter & husband, Elizabeth and Randy McDonald on Cape Cod, MA.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Monahan Funeral Home.

The family suggests any memorials go to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater PA Chapter, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite #100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.


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