George Trotta

   George Trotta, of Tappan, NY, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2012 at the Montrose Veterans Home.

   George was born in Union City on May 16, 1930 to Mario and Lena Trotta and spent his young life in the Bronx.  He then served the US Army in the Korean War.  When he returned, he married Gloria (nee Baldini) in November 1953 and they just celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary.  George worked for 25 years as an iron worker in the Bronx.  He then worked another 10 years with the Orangetown Sewer Dept. before retiring.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the VFW.

   He is survived by his wife Gloria and his children; Laurinda Stanton, Robert and his wife Suzanne, Barbara Burge and her husband Mike, and Bernadette Trotta-Anderson and her husband Chappell.  Loving grandfather of Brooke, Tonia, Elizabeth, Robert Jr., Joseph and Arthur.  Dear brother of Albert and his wife Antoinette and the late Michael.

   A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday 10:00 AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart RC Church, Tappan, NY, with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY.  Visiting hours are Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave., Northvale.

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