Obituary for Robert Trombley
ROBERT TROMBLEY OBITUARY
Robert William Trombley, age 70, a resident of Church Street in Pownal, died on Sunday, June 11, at the Bennington Health and Rehabilitation Center, following a long illness.
He was born in North Adams, MA. on March 30, 1947, and was the son of the late Robert W. and Shirley May (O’Brien) Trombley.
He received his education in North Adams. Robert proudly served in the Navy as a Corpman with the Marines during the Viet Nam War, and is a Purple Heart recipient.
He married the former Janice Blair on October 30, 1970.
Robert for many years was a bus driver involved with child care. The Trombley’s moved to Pownal in 1983 and began a sewing business that is now operated by their daughter, Lisa. He was a former member of the Community Bible Church in Williamstown, MA and more recently of the North Pownal Congregational Church.
He has taught Bible Studies, and lived his Christian faith. He was kind, compassionate gentleman. He was most happy spending time with his family, enjoying recreational outings: like family baseball games. He enjoyed playing chess and video games, and was in charge of the Trombley family ancestry.com website.
Besides his wife, of Pownal and his daughter Lisa, also of Pownal, he is survived by one son Sean Trombley and his wife Joyce of Arlington, VT He leaves one sister, Lisa Varuzzo and her husband Mike of North Adams, MA and their son Andrew Varuzzo of Ithaca, NY. One brother John Trombley of San Antonio, TX and several nieces and nephews..
Robert is predeceased by one brother, Michael Trombley.
A Memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St. Bennington, VT. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Pownal. There are no calling hours scheduled.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pownal Rescue Squad, Ladd Road in Pownal, VT 05261.