Robert H. Traenkle of Newtown died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, June 25, 2012 at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington.
He was 73.
Born in Philadelphia, Bob was the devoted son of Hugo and Berta Mahler Traenkle and the beloved husband of 44 years to Christine D. Terzyk Traenkle.
Bob was resident of Newtown for the past 8 years having formerly lived in Furlong for many years. He was a graduate of Frankford High School. Bob’s career was a picture of his personality, his creativity helped him with his boat manufacturing, when he was head of Egg Harbor Yacht Company, Egg Harbor New Jersey, his finance background helped his career in the Mortgage Banking industry. He served his country and was a Sergeant in the United States Army as a Radio Inter Speed Operator.
Bob, loved life, and looked forward to being with his grandchildren; he enjoyed boating, golf and traveling. He will be missed for his quick wit and loving smile.
In addition to his beloved wife he is survived by his dear children; Christy Traenkle, Robert K. Traenkle and his wife Nicola and Tracey Traenkle, 3 devoted grandchildren; Robert Holden Traenkle, Harrison Arthur Traenkle and Owen Landers. He is also survived by his sister Mary Vallone.
Services and Interment will be private.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Bristol/Comey Scholarship c/o Hamilton College 198 College Hill Rd. Clinton NY 13323