2003-03-26 / Obituaries

Robert Trimble III

Robert "Snitch" Trimble III, a life long Cold Spring resident, died on March 24, 2003 at home at the age of 72. Born in Cold Spring on May 29, 1930 he was the son of the late Robert H. and Mary (Coro) Trimble.

Mr. Trimble was a retired Laborer for the International Laborer’s Union of North America # 235 in Elmsford, NY. He was also the former proprietor of Duffy’s Tavern, a landmark in the Cold Spring area for many years until 1983. A lifelong Cold Spring Resident, he was a member of the Cold Spring Boat Club, Nelsonville Fish and Fur Club and a Life Member of the Cold Spring Volunteer Fire Co.

Mr. Trimble is survived by his wife Virginia "Ginger" (Carrey) Trimble of the home address, two sons, Robert Trimble IV and his wife Karen of Pleasant Valley, NY and William E. Trimble of New Windsor, NY, two brothers, Kenneth Trimble of Cold Spring, NY and Edward Trimble of Cold Spring, NY and one sister, Marion Franchini of Newburgh, NY. Mr. Trimble was predeceased by his first wife Evelyn L. (Mason) Trimble who died in 1985. He was also predeceased by one brother Roland Merandy and one sister Genevieve Komisar.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday March 27, 2003 at Our Lady of Loretto Church Cold Spring at 10am. Interment will follow in Cold Spring Cemetery. Friends may call at the Clinton Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 26th from 2-4 and 7-9pm.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to either Hospice of No. Westchester and Putnam Co. 100 South Bedford Rd. Mt. Kisco, NY 10549 or to the Cold Spring Volunteer Fire Co. Cold Spring, NY.

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