Mike Trugan, age 98, of Middlesex Township passed away November 9, 2022.
He was born March 7, 1924 in Madera, Clearfield County Pa. Son of the late George and Susan Trugan.
He attended and graduated from Bigler High School. After graduation he joined the Army/Air Force and became a gunner in a B-17 and flew 17 successful missions over Germany in World War II and was honorably discharged.
He then attended Utilities Engineering School in Chicago. Mike worked
for Beckwith Machinery Company for 35 years as Service Manager then as Human Resources Director.
He was a member of The First Presbyterian Church Of Bakerstown. Mike was also a 50 year life member of the John E Mair Lodge in Mars Pa and also a 32nd Degree Mason.
Mike is survived by his son, Guy Trugan and his wife, Sarah of Mars. Mike’s two grandchildren, Lauren, her husband Mike Campbell, great granddaughter Phoebe. Ryan Trugan, his wife Nataleigh, great grandson Brooks. Several nieces and nephews.
Mike loved the outdoors but his passion was golf. In which he played until the age of 96. He shared this with his son, grandson and his golf league every Thursday night. He also passed his love of hunting with his son and both grandchildren, where they spent countless hours together making memories, riding dirt bikes and quads. He enjoyed his fishing and vacation trips to Canada. He loved watching the Pittsburgh sports teams. He loved the Pirates.
Mike was preceded in death by his loving wife Cecil (Caylor) Trugan of 27 years, his son Kim Trugan, sister Anne Percy and longtime companion Faye Brown.
Friends are invited to a graveside service with Military Honors on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Mars Cemetery, Dobson Rd. Mars, PA.
Arrangements are under the direction of the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.