Gardening 14

Marilyn S. (Santmyer) Tressler

September 28, 1937 ~ May 6, 2019 (age 81)


Marilyn S. Tressler, 81, of Greensburg, died, Monday, May 6, 2019 at her home.  She was born in Greensburg on September 28, 1937, a daughter of the late Glenn and Lily Marsh Santmyer.  Prior to retirement, she was employed as a nurse's aide for the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill.  She was a member of Word of Life Ministries, Greensburg, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Marilyn loved traveling, vacationing, reading and gardening.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James E. Tressler; second husband, Donald O. Cranfill; her daughter, Susan Mayer.  Marilyn is survived by her children, Jim Tressler (Suzanne), Dr. Aaron D. Tressler (Gabrielle) and Ryan J. Tressler (Salise); her brothers and sisters; 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; also, several nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 6-8 pm at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, 524 North Main Street, Greensburg.  Marilyn’s funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 10 am with Pastor Sheldon Moore officiating.  For online condolences, please visit


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May 9, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601

Funeral Service
May 10, 2019

10:00 AM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601

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