Howard P. (Shorty)Trego Jr. of Glenmoore Pa went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday December 5, 2018 at the age of 85. He was born March 30, 1933 in his family home in Upper Uwchlan Twp, Pa. Shorty was the son of the late Howard P. Sr. and Margaret (Ortlip) Trego. He was the husband of Marjorie (Metzger) Trego, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. The second eldest of 6 children, he was preceded in death by brothers Joseph (Winnie), Thomas, John , and Sister Peggy Shaw. From the age of 6 he worked on the family farm until he graduated from Henderson High School in 1950. After graduating, he became an automotive mechanic and operated his own service station until the mid 60’s. Later he started a lawn maintenance business which he operated for over 35 years before retiring. Shorty was a member of Windsor Baptist Church where he had briefly served as a trustee. He enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, hunting, fishing, and bowling. Surviving in addition to his wife, are 4 children, Steven H. Trego of Douglassville, Pa. , Dawn (Trego) and Brent Mertz of Coatesville, Pa., Jason W. and Amy (Williams) Trego of Glenmoore, Pa., Tara (Trego) Brown of Morgantown, Pa. , and Shorty’s youngest brother Ralph S. Trego of Turbotville, Pa. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday January 5, 2019 at 2 PM at Windsor Baptist Church 213 Little Conestoga Rd. Downingtown, Pa. 19335. The family will receive guests from 1-2pm prior to the service.

Add My Condolences

How many people are known by a single name "Shorty" will be greatly missed and Carol and I wish to express our sincere sympathies.

~ Skip Briggs
1/14/2019 6:58:02 PM

To Aunt Margie and all of the family, I would like to offer my condolences. My favorite memories of Uncle Shorty are of playing cards! We had some very wild games when I was growing up, especially in the slower winter months. I will always remember him very fondly.

1/2/2019 2:48:27 PM

Am sorry about shortys passing. He was one of a kind. I will never forget the marble and card games, was often fun to mess up to see how upset he got. Am sure him, Pappy,John and Mark are playing now

~ Steve Sarmento
12/26/2018 5:59:06 PM

Our deepest condolences to Aunt Margie, Steve, Dawn, Jason and Tara and their families. Uncle Shorty will always be missed but we have alot of memories to hold in our hearts.

~ Edward and Bonnie Trego Landisburg, Pennsylvania
12/19/2018 3:01:00 PM

He was a good man. I had a lot of respect for him. He will be missed.

~ Jeffrey Trego Shaw Sanderson , Florida
12/18/2018 10:24:04 PM

Add My Condolences