First Posted: 2/3/2013
Elizabeth Agnes Troy passed away peacefully on Jan. 31, 2013, in Hospice Care at Hampton House Nursing Home, Hanover Township.
Born May 17, 1926, Elizabeth was a daughter of the late Vito and Agnes Lena Brown of West Wyoming. She attended Exeter High School. On Aug. 2, 1947, she married George W. Troy, a U.S. Army lieutenant, of Wyoming. In 1949, Lt. and Mrs. Troy were stationed in Germany and remained there until 1952. The couple visited many sites in Europe before returning to the United States in 1952.
Elizabeth loved to travel, spending many summers in Wildwood, N.J., and Ocean City, Md. She especially loved Chinese food and Friday night pizza gatherings with family. She also enjoyed line dancing with friends. Memmo, as she was affectionately known to those closest to her, is survived by her husband of 66 years, George W. Troy, Lt. U.S. Army retired; son George L. Troy, Pittston; son, Bruce D. Troy and his wife, Roberta, Kingston Township; her granddaughter, Jillian L. Gilroy and her husband, Matthew, West Wyoming; and the three lights of her life, great-grandchildren Masters Theodore and Timothy and Lady Grace.
She now joins her beloved daughter, Cathy Jean Troy, who passed away on Feb. 2, 1983.
Funeral services will be at the convenience of the family from the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations on Elizabeth’s behalf may go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. It was her favorite and most well-deserved charity.