Robert Lawrence Trachy Sr.
OCEAN PINES — Robert Lawrence Trachy Sr., 83, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Franklin, N.H., he was the son of the late Arville Trachy and Yvonne Desjardens Trachy. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Ruth Campbell Trachy, in 2003.
He is survived by his sons, Robert Lawrence “Larry” Trachy Jr. and his wife, Diane, of Mechanicsville, Va., and Thomas George Trachy and his wife, Chrystallo, of Newark, Del.; his daughters, Nanette Meith and her husband, Michael, of Snow Hill, Tammy Wallace and her husband, Lester, of Clifton, Va., and Jeanne Mills and her husband, Allan of Ocean Pines; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Richard Trachy and his wife, Jeannette, of Rochester, Minn.; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Trachy of Tuscon, Ariz.; sisters, Doris Bouty of San Francisco and Yvette Toupin of Austin, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving is his beloved companion, Andree Bertrand of Montreal, Canada. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Bryan Wallace and by his brothers, Roger Trachy and Edward Trachy.
Mr. Trachy was a United States Army veteran. He had been a defense communications specialist working for the government. He was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Ocean Pines Kiwanis, Anglers Club, the Elks Lodge in Riverdale and the American Legion in Greenbelt, Md.
A Mass of Christian burial was offered Monday, Aug. 20, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Ocean Pines. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Park in Berlin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 100 W. 10th St., Suite 1002, Wilmington, Del. 19801.