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Trey P. Anderson | 18

January 28, 2004 - June 15, 2022

Trey Pavel Anderson, 18, of St. Marys, took his own life on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Trey was born January 28, 2004, in Surgut, West Siberia, Russia and was adopted into his forever family by his loving parents, Rodney and Amy Troha Anderson; his sister, Janae Anderson; and an extended family who loved him unconditionally.

Besides his parents and sister, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Stanley and June Anderson of Kersey; his puppy, Daisy; and by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bob and Mimi Troha.

Although the world will never understand his pain and will never have the opportunity to further appreciate his countless gifts, he will forever be remembered for his fun-loving spirit, athleticism, and his beautiful smile.

Trey attended St. Marys area schools and had many friends. He enjoyed the outdoors, sports, and simply driving around listening to music. Horses and other animals provided comfort for him, and these bonds helped him through his recent struggles. He was a welcoming person with a big heart, and he impacted many lives. During his volunteering for the Special Olympics, he formed friendships with many of the athletes, who will greatly miss his non-judgmental love for them. Ultimately, though, the challenges of life were too much for him to endure. 

A visitation will be held at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Monday, June 20, 2022 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM.  A funeral service will be held in the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Kersey on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 11:00 AM with the Pastor Erik Hart of Maria Lutheran presiding.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Turn-About Ranch Foundation, 5093 S 1500 W, Riverdale, UT 84405, or the PA Titan Wrestling Club, c/o Adam Resch, 128 Reserve Rd, St. Marys, PA 15857.

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Suicide Prevention Lifeline network is available 24/7 at 800-273-8255.

Events

Visitation

June 20, 2022
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

June 21, 2022
11:00 AM
St. Boniface Church

Final Resting Place

Tribute Wall

23 Comments

  1. Amy and family

    I am so sorry to hear of such a tragic loss.

    I’m sure your candor in the obituary will help others.

    May God’s loving arms embrace you during this very difficult time.

  2. I remember when Trey was in my fifth grade class. He was such a good hearted kid. I am so sorry to hear of his struggles and know how hard that must’ve been on the whole family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Words fail at times like this – we are so sorry to hear about Trey. It feels like not that long ago when we were all enjoying our weekend trips to Hershey Park. We hope the good memories you have will help bring you all peace at heart.

  4. Rod, Amy, & Janae… We are all saddened by this tragedy. I know how much you tried. Please be comforted by the fact that others sympathize with you. I also appreciate the honesty and candor you shared in Trey’s obituary. Your message of hope and help may just save someone else. God bless the Anderson family.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss Rod and Amy. I can’t imagine what you are going through.

  6. Amy, I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Amy and Rod, our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. The struggles of this are very difficult especially dealing with the unknown answers.

  8. Rod, Amy & Janae,
    We are so very sorry to learn of Trey’s death and keep you all in our prayers at this difficult time. God Bless his soul! You are amazing to share the struggles Trey had gone through, in hopes that someone else can find help!

  9. So very sorry for your loss! I was just thinking back to when we all went the air show with the Thunderbirds! It seems like yesterday. My heart aches for your family. May God comfort you all. I know how difficult this is as our family has gone through this as well. I soooo wish we had answers and understanding. Trey is in the arms of Jesus and at peace. Sending our Love ❤️
    The Vallone family

  10. Our deepest sympathy to your family. Trey was a very nice kid. We met him thru special Olympics and at Youngs pool hall. My son Seth really enjoyed spending time with him as they’re the same age.

  11. Amy.. I am so sorry for you loss. No parent should ever have to suffer the loss if a child.

  12. Our sincere sympathies to you and your family. Very nice looking boy. What a sad loss of life! Our hearts and prayers go out to you. Praying for Gods peace, strength, and comfort!

  13. Although I never knew Trey, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Our son was adopted from Surgut, and I feel a kinship bond. My heart breaks for your loss, and praying for healing.

  14. I am very sorry for your loss. Trey was an unbelievable kid. Always so respectful and sweet. My son, Shane, and Trey were in elementary school together and remained good friends after our family moved to NC in 2012. We make a point of traveling up to St Marys every August to visit family and friends and the past few years Trey spent the trip with us. I got to know him as a kind, gentle young man. We looked forward to seeing him each year. I feel grateful that I had the chance to get to know him. He will forever be missed.

  15. Aunt MIMI was my father’s cousin. I did not know Amy that well but Uncle Tom and the CNY & Western NY family, sends their sympathies to the family in St. Mary’s, PA. ELK COUNTY. ps Daisy is also the name of my niece’s harrier beagle.

  16. Our deepest sympathy to the Anderson’s, Our prayers are with you!

  17. I am so very sorry for your loss. Much love and prayers for all.

  18. Amy, Rod, and Janae:
    So very sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. I would see Trey every day in building construction and he was always friendly and smiling. Sadly we never know the struggles kids are having and they often don’t share them with us. I wish you as much peace as possible in this terrible time. Know that he was very well liked and will surely be missed by many. May he rest in peace and suffer no more.

  20. I’m so very sorry for your loss. I knew Trey when he was in wrestling with my nephew. He was a very nice boy. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. You all have my most sincere condolences.

  21. Our deepest sympathy to the family of Trey. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    Linda Cheatle and family

  22. The Lord is close to the broken-hearted; He rescues those whose spirits are crushed. Psalm 34:18

  23. Amy, to you and your family,
    I am truly sorry for your loss. Trey was a very nice young man. Whenever I would see him at the high school, he always had a smile on his face. God bless you during this time of sorrow. May Trey Rest In Peace.
    Patty Hoh

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