site image


Edna Marie (Traeger) Hannegan

May 12, 1924 ~ March 16, 2018 (age 93)

Edna Marie Traeger Hannegan of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, died March 16, 2018 at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, PA after 93 years 10 months and 4 days of living life to the fullest.
Edna, formerly of Boynton Beach, Florida, was born May 12, 1924, in McKeesport, PA, to Edward Louis and Olive Christine Larson Traeger.  She graduated from McKeesport Technical High School, Class of 1942.
She and classmate Dale Leonard Hannegan wed May 21, 1947 and shared 31 years of marriage.  He preceded her in death on March 20, 1978.
She pursued a business career working with bank securities, serving as an executive administrative assistant.  In retirement, she was self-employed as both an independent beauty consultant and a pet care service provider.

Survivors are sons Robert Alan Hannegan (Susan Bossert Hannegan), Mill Hall, PA and Billy Dale Hannegan (Christine Carolyn Yost), Lancaster, PA; grandchildren Lara Elizabeth Hannegan, Bellefonte, PA, Erin Rebecca Hannegan (Joseph A. D’Alù), Charlottesville, VA, Kathryn Hannegan Walker (Joseph A. Walker) Pleasant Gap, PA, Travis Edward Yost Hannegan, Lancaster, PA, Elizabeth Carrie Yost Hannegan, Philadelphia, PA, and Lucas William Yost Hannegan, Lancaster, PA: and great-grandchildren Calogero Aidan D’Alù and Aìda Irene D’Alù of Charlottesville, VA.
Also, sisters Lois Otilla Croy, Laurel, MD and Olive Ruth “Jimmie” Croft, North Huntington, PA; and brother Don Paul Traeger, Banning, PA.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Raymond “Brub” Traeger.

Edna was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Bellefonte, PA and the congregation’s Young at Heart Sunday School Class.  She was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Boynton Beach, FL, and the congregation’s Sonshine Sunday School Class.

A Memorial Service honoring the life of Edna Marie Traeger Hannegan will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the Faith United Methodist Church, 512 Hughes St., Bellefonte, PA with her pastor, Pastor Andrew Morgan officiating.

Friends will be received in the church 1 hour prior to services

Interment, Mt. Vernon Cemetery, McKeesport, PA Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 2:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Boynton Beach, 301 N. Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33435, or the Faith United Methodist Church of Bellefonte, 512 Hughes Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823, or a charity of your choice.

© 2019 Dean K. Wetzler Jr Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS