Alice May (Proper) Tranter

Born: Tue., Nov. 4, 1924
Died: Mon., Jul. 2, 2018

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jul. 05, 2018
Location: First United Methodist Church

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Alice May Tranter, age 93, of Warren died Monday, July 2, 2018 at Blair House of Warren, PA. Alice was born November 4, 1924 in Titusville, PA, the daughter of the late Lester and Ila (Barrett) Proper. She was a graduate of Titusville High School. She has been a longtime resident of Warren and was a partner in Tranter’s Grocery Store with her husband. Alice was an active member of the First United Methodist Church. She later worked for many years as a reserve agent at the Warren State Hospital, from which she retired. Alice enjoyed bowling, reading, and crossword puzzles, and especially enjoyed family and beach vacations. She is survived by four daughters, Jeanne Gray and husband Michael, of Mars, PA, Sarah Kelly and husband John, of Farmington, NM, Mary Wright of Warren, PA and Tammy Bauer, of Warren, PA; one son, Richard L. Tranter Jr. and wife Linda of Fredericksburg, VA; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death in 1989 by her husband, Richard L. Tranter, whom she married on March 20, 1943 in Clymer, NY; a grandson, Richard L. Tranter III; and two brothers, Lester Proper Jr., and William Proper. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church, 200 Market St., Warren, PA with Rev. Michael Rutenber, visitation pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Warren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365 , the First United Methodist Church, 200 Market St., Warren, PA 16365 or American Cancer Society, Warren Unit, 2 Crescent Park West, Warren, PA 16365 Online condolences may be made by visiting

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Karen Tempski
   Posted Wed July 04, 2018
Dear Jon & Family, we are so very sorry for your loss & share this great sorrow with you. While Alice is now at rest, it may take time to heal the pain you feel at the loss of someone so special. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with your family while you heal through this hard time.

Sincerely, Jim, Karen, Katie, Maddy & Mike Tempski

Dave Oelslager
   Posted Thu July 05, 2018
To the Tranter Family. The Oelslager’s pass on our condolences on the passing of your mother.

Patti Bova
   Posted Mon July 09, 2018
Tammy, Jon, Matthew and Mary and family. I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother, She will be missed. Love you all !!

   Posted Thu July 19, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

Nancy Young
   Posted Sun July 29, 2018
To the family of Alice May Proper Tranter. My family sends their deepest sympathy to you. Our thoughts and prayers goes out to you. Acts 24:15.

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