Eugene L. Trayer

06/20/1945 - 01/11/2020

Obituary for Eugene L. Trayer

Eugene L. Trayer, 74, of North East died on Jan. 11, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie.
He was born on June 20, 1945, the son of the late Clyde Lawrence and Ruth (Reed) Trayer. Eugene worked as a welder at Steris for over 30 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Sons of Lake Erie Fishing club and enjoyed hunting, farming and boating.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Shirley Barnett Trayer; children, Brenda Hodapp, Brian Trayer (Monica), Barbara Cass (Tim) and Bradley Trayer, all of Erie; brothers and sisters, Betty Bish of Mayport, Pa., Kathy Sutherland (David) of Tenn., Steve Trayer (Kathy) of Mayport, Pa., Mark Trayer (Mary) of Mayport, Pa. and Richard Trayer (Crystal) of Mayport, Pa.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held at William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Wednesday, Jan. 15.
Private interment will be held at Greenfield Baptist Church Cemetery.
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