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Gloria Schlee Truax, 60

December 17, 2008

SEPT. 25, 1948-DEC. 15, 2008

Gloria Schlee Truax, 60, of Virginia Avenue, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at her home.

Born Sept. 25, 1948, in Clear Spring, she was the daughter of the late James J. and Lillian Mills Reed.

She was a 1965 graduate of Clear Spring High School.

She was employed with Save-A-Lot in Hancock.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She is survived by her husband, Ernest A. Truax, whom she married Oct. 2, 1970; one daughter, Kathy L. Keefer of Hancock; three sisters, Marie Leasure of Boonsboro, Catherine Kreps of Falling Waters and Linda Moats of Williamsport; four brothers, Jesse Reed of Clear Spring, Ronald Reed of Hancock, Marvin Reed of Williamsport and Michael Reed of Hagerstown; one half sister, Eva Burton of Hancock; and one grandson.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Mills and Alma Grove.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Orchard Ridge First Church of God, Hancock. The Rev. Jeff Hawbaker will officiate. Burial will be at Parkhead Cemetery in Big Pool.

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The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home in Hancock and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. The funeral home will be open from 2 to 9 p.m. on Thursday.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hancock Volunteer Fire Co., Fulton Street, Hancock, MD 21750.

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