Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/20/09
Services for Conshohocken’s Tracy E. Hottenstein, 35, a former lacrosse player at Souderton High and the University of Delaware who also coached for the Conshohocken Bulldogs Youth team, have been set for Saturday.
Miss Hottenstein’s body was found Sunday in the water near Ludlum bay in Sea Isle City, N.J.
A viewing will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Franconia Mennonite Church, 613 Harleysville Pike, Telford. A funeral there will follow and burial will be in Old Goschenhoppen Cemetery, Church Road, Woxall, Upper Salford Township.
Miss Hottenstein was found by a passerby shortly before 8 a.m. at the Sea Isle City Marina at 42d Place..
Miss Hottenstein had gone to the Jersey Shore for the Polar Bear Plunge, a weekend charity event. The cause of death remains under investigation.
A long-distance enthusiast, Miss Hottenstein was a 1991 graduate of Souderton High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Delaware in 1995. She was a lacrosse standout at Souderton and appeared in 14 games over two seasons (1992-93) at Delaware.
In the spring of 2007, she coached for the Bulldogs youth team where she was popular with other coaches and players, an official from the program said. She worked as a sales rep in the pharmaceutical industry.
Miss Hottenstein is survived by her parents, Charles S. and Elizabeth K. Hottenstein; grandfather Gerald G. Hottenstein; brothers Scott and Troy; and six nieces and nephews.