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Darlene Truax

August 11, 1938 — November 8, 2022

Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania

Darlene Truax

Darlene Louise Truax, 84, Warfordsburg, PA., passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, VA.

Born August 11, 1938, in Fulton County, PA., she was the daughter of the late Robert T. and Gladys (Hill) Carson and the widow of Claude Truax, Sr., who she married on June 16, 1958.

She was a graduate of Southern Fulton High School.

She was employed as a custodian at Southern Fulton School District.

She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Christian Church and Amaranth Church of the Brethren.

She was an avid reader and writer and enjoyed NASCAR racing. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and friends.

She is survived by a daughter, Tammy Steiner, and husband, Jimmy, Berkeley Springs, WV.; a son, Claude Truax, Jr., McConnellsburg, PA.; six grandchildren, James, Kelly, Matt, Stephie, Austin and Morgan; three great-grandchildren, Derek, Morgan, and Ava; three brothers, Robert, George and Bill Carson; one sister, Jean Stickley; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, who passed away March 26, 1997, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Angie Truax.

The family will receive friends Friday, November 11, 2022, 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm, at Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main St, Hancock, MD. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at 11:00 am, with visitation one hour prior, at Pleasant Grove Christian Church, 3013 Pleasant Grove RD, Warfordsburg, PA.  Rev. Denver Plessinger will officiate.  Burial will follow at Amaranth Church of the Brethren, 2709 McKee’s Gap RD, Warfordsburg, PA.

Memorial donations can be made in Darlene’s name to Pleasant Grove Church (3013 Pleasant Grove RD, Warfordsburg, PA 17267), Amaranth Church of the Brethren (c/o Mildred Hann, 2081 McKibbin's Lane, Warfordsburg, PA 17267), or Needmore Fire Company, (8328 Great Cove RD, Needmore, PA 17238).

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main St, Hancock, MD. Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.grovefh.com.

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Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Friday, November 11, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Friday, November 11, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, November 12, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Christian Church

3013 Pleasant Grove Rd, Warfordsburg, PA 17267

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Christian Church

3013 Pleasant Grove Rd, Warfordsburg, PA 17267

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Amaranth Church of the Brethren Cemetery

2709 McKees Gap Rd, Warfordsburg, PA 17267

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