Pauline Faye Tracy, 1911 – 2015
CONTINENTAL – Pauline Faye Tracy, 103, of Continental died at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Laurels of Defiance. She was born September 3, 1911 in Washington Township, Paulding County to the late James B. and Amelia (Stork) Shafer. On August 30, 1929 she married Donald E. Tracy who died April 21, 1984.
She is survived by 3 children: Ed (Jackie) Tracy, Bill (Faye) Tracy, and Elaine Beegle all of Continental; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; and 2 sisters: Stella Frost of Defiance and Marianne Baringer of Ayersville. She was also preceded in death by 4 brothers: Albert “Fat”, Wilbur “Hike”, Jeff, and Robert Shafer and 3 sisters: Florence Sheeks, Beaulah Weller, and Mildred Shafer.
Pauline was a homemaker. She was a member of Dupont Church of the Brethren, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Continental Garden Club. Pauline wrote two books, one on her heritage and one on her childhood.
A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 14 , 2015 at Dupont Church of the Brethren with Pastor Terry Porter officiating. Burial will follow in Monroe Cemetery, Continental. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Pre-school Scholarship Fund at Dupont Church of the Brethren. Condolences can be sent to: www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.