was born at York, York Co., Pennsylvania
, in 1914. She was the daughter of George E. Tracy
and Blanche Dellinger
. She married James E. Galen
in March 1943. Romaine died on 10 April 1999 at Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
. She was New Tag Obituary from the 14 April 1999 York Daily Record:
"Romaine Tracy Galen, 85, of Ephrata Manor, 250 Parkview Heights Road, Ephrata, died Saturday after a brief illness. She was the wife of James E. Galen. The couple observed their 56th wedding anniversary in March.
A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at the Donecker Chapel of Ephrata Manor, 99 Bethany Road, Ephrata. Visitation will immediately follow the service. The Stradling Funeral Home, 201 Church Ave., Ephrata, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Galen was born in York. She was the daughter of the late George E. and Blanche (Dellinger) Tracy.
She was co-owner of Galen's Hardware Store for 23 years with her husband. She was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ in Ephrata, Ephrata Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1933 Auxiliary and Ephrata Golden Years Club, and past member of Hawk Valley Golf Club.
Mrs. Galen also is survived by a daughter, Donna G. North of Ephrata; a stepdaughter, Judith Galen of Manheim; two grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; a brother; Jacque E. Tracy of York; and a sister, Madeline Ayres of Hershey. Mrs. Galen was preceded in death by a grandson.
Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Doyle A. Luckenbaugh and the Rev. Lavina Huber." On 14 April 1999 at York, York Co., Pennsylvania