Traggorth, Peter Baxter, Sr.
Birth: Saturday, December 18, 1948 in Englewood, New Jersey
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Monday, January 22, 2018 at the age of 69
Laid to Rest: in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Peter Baxter Traggorth Sr., 69, of La Plata, Maryland died on January 22, 2018 at the Hospice House of Charles County in Waldorf. Born on December 18, 1948 in Englewood, New Jersey he was the son of the late Vera Elizabeth Baxter and Willard George Traggorth. Mr. Traggorth served in the U. S. Navy until he was Honorably Discharged.

He earned a B.A. Degree in History and Political Science from Alma College in Alma, MI. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Upon being discharged from the Navy, he moved his family to Maryland where he was employed as a Construction Project Manager for CMI in Charlotte Hall, MD until his retirement. Mr. Traggorth was a member of the American Legion Post 82 in La Plata. He enjoyed stamp collecting and was an avid New York Giants fan.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Ann Traggorth; children Jennifer Lynn Traggorth and her fiancée David McCune, Peter Baxter Traggorth Jr. and his wife Erin; siblings Jean Smith, Bruce Traggorth and Thomas Traggorth; grandsons Richard "Ricky" Traggorth and Benjamin Winfield.

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Christ Episcopal Church, 112 East Charles Street, La Plata, MD 20646. Interment at a later date at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Food Bank at Christ Episcopal Church P. O. Box 760 La Plata, MD 20646 or to Hospice House of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road Waldorf, MD 20603. Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Service.

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