HYDE PARK, N.Y. – Edward A. Trombley Jr., a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, March 5, at Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley Broadway Campus in Kingston, N.Y.. He was 86.
He was born Jan. 1, 1930, in Kingston, to Edward A. Trombley Sr. and Sara Fennedy Trombley.
He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a communicant of Regina Coeli Church and a former member of its Men's Club and Golf League. He worked for Johnson and Williams in Pleasant Valley as a draftsman for 25 years, and he was previously a draftsman for IBM Poughkeepsie.
In 1959, he married Kathryn Strickland in Beacon.
He is survived by his five children, Cynthia Schultz and her husband, David, of Albany; Robert Trombley and wife, Lori, of Norwood, N.C., Gail Grieger and husband, James, of Anderson, S.C., Sue Ellen Redmond and her husband, Michael, of Warrenton, Va., and Sara Sadowski of Hyde Park; 12 grandchildren, Cody, Taylor, Collin, and Katelynn Trombley, Meagan, Carrie, and Michael Grieger, Taylor, Callielynn, and Maxwell Redmond, and Samantha and Mary Sadowski; and a sister, Jean Dempsey of Pennsylvania.
His wife died in 2003.
Calling hours are Thursday, March 10, from 4-7 p.m. at Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Route 9, Hyde Park. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, March 11, at 10 a.m. at Regina Coeli Church, Route 9, Hyde Park. Burial will follow in the family plot at St. Mary's Cemetery, Kingston.
The family respectfully requests memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4060.
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