Mary Lee (Love) Trautman, a longtime Marion resident, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2019. She was born to the late F. Anita and John T Love Jr of Ruxton, MD. She was educated at the Greenwood School for Girls in Ruxton, MD (voted Best Athlete) and was presented at The Baltimore Batchelors’ Cotillion in 1951.
In her early-married life, she was involved in many aspects of faculty and student life at Tabor Academy and Avon Old Farms School. She was a long time member of the Sippican Tennis Club, an avid tennis player, bridge player, beach enthusiast, knitter, and needlepointer. In later years she worked as a travel agent and at Ocean Spray Cranberries.
She is survived by her children Emily T Wood and husband Stephen J Wood of Fairhaven, MA, Timothy L Trautman and partner Joan Blanchard of Simsbury, CT, and Courtney L Trautman and life long partner Sherwood S Hughes of Boston, MA, grandchildren Matthew T Trautman, Jordan M Trautman and husband Nicholas A Umar, Margaret E Trautman and great-grandaughter Hudson V Umar. She is predeceased by, her sister Anita L Barton and her brothers David Love and John T Love, III.
A private memorial will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Mary Lee’s memory to Tobey Hospital, 43 High Street, Wareham, MA. www.wilsonchapel.net