OBITUARY

Barbara Eileen Trombley

19 November, 194515 October, 2020

Barbara Eileen (Wilson) Trombley, age 74, of Auburndale, Florida, passed away on October 15, 2020 at Winter Haven Hospital after a long illness. Barbara, one of 13 children, was born in Parishville, New York on November 19, 1945, and lived most of her life in New York state. She married her husband, Dave, in 1962 and started her family in the town of Star Lake, shortly thereafter moving to the Rochester area, and later returning back to Star Lake – before retirement brought her and Dave to Florida in 2014. She was the manager of Campi’s Restaurant in Rochester for 15 years. Upon her return to Star Lake, she and Dave had their own restaurant, “Barbara’s Chef”, for 10 years. Away from the restaurant and in her own kitchen, her family enjoyed being treated to special recipes that she will always be remembered for – wacky cake, pumpkin cake and her baked beans.

Family was everything to Barb and she always made them her priority. Above all else, their health and well-being and spending time together was all that mattered to her. Memories that we will especially cherish are the camping trips as a young family, grandchildren spending summer vacations at her home in Star Lake, family reunions, and annual gatherings by the lake in Wells, New York. She even conquered her fear of flying to be able to make visits to see her children and grandchildren after she relocated to Florida.

Barb had the biggest heart, was always there to listen, was selfless, and always gave unconditional love. She brought countless moments of joy and could easily fill a room with laughter, with her silly nature and funny things she would say – especially during family game nights. Never afraid to speak her mind, sometimes to a fault, her candid manner and genuineness made her even more endearing to us. She was a fighter and it was never more evident than at the very end of her life. She never complained and fought until the last second, until her body could not give anymore. We will forever be grateful for having her as part of our lives.

Barb is survived by her husband of 58 years, David Trombley, of Auburndale, Florida; sons David Trombley (Marjorie) of Farmington, Connecticut; Tony Trombley (Kristie Carr) of Parma, Ohio; daughter Kimberly Trombley (Daniel Okiro) of Harleysville, Pennsylvania; grandchildren Crystal Trombley (Scott Polce), Sean Trombley (Stacey), Madalyn Trombley and Shiloh Okiro; and great-grandchildren Caleb Trombley and Leland Polce.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Barb’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Services will be private.

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Kimberly Trombley

November 12, 2020

Mom,
I miss you more than words could ever say.
I love you to the moon and back and always!!!!
xoxo
Love,
Kimmer

Amanda Wilson

October 21, 2020

Sending you my heartfelt condolences--Wishing you Love, Light and Abundant Blessings!

We are blessed to have been touched by Aunt Barb....to have been a part of her life...And with every story told and every memory shared, her spirit is with us!

attilio Presciutti

October 20, 2020

Very difficult to embrace this very sad moment. To the family. please accept our prayers and condolences. Will always cherish the good times we shared at family events. RIP SISTER IN LAW.

Carmelina Bartolotta

October 20, 2020

To The Trombley Family, I give you my condolences.I will Cherish the good memories we shared together in the passed, You will be greatly missed by all RIP You will always be aunt Barb to me !

Darlene Cook

October 20, 2020

Aunt Barb hired me to work for her at Campi’s in Rochester NY on weekends. No matter how busy we were we always had a good time. She always had a smile and made everyone know they mattered. My thoughts and love goes to Uncle Dave, their family. You will be missed Aunt Barb by so many. R.I.P. 😇

Beth Hinz

October 19, 2020

My husband, Ken would go to Campi's and get a "Steak Bomber" from my Aunt Barb after playing softball with his co-workers. I remember laughing with Aunt Barb about it. We couldn't believe he could eat the whole thing. This was back in the late 70's, a couple of years before Ken and I were married.

Ralph Presciutti

October 19, 2020

To my uncle my cousins David, Tony, Kim and their kids and grandkids, my deepest Sympathies. She will be missed!

Lynn Denk

October 19, 2020

Little Barb, I'm guessing you and Big Barb are paling around again up their in heaven but know that you are loved and will be missed by so many. You were such a large part of my childhood and I'll cherish those memories. Love to Kimmers, Tony, David, Dave and the rest of the family. xoxo

Marci Bloss

October 18, 2020

To the Trombley Family,

We are thinking of you at this sad time. We have very fond memories of Barb. Our condolences to all of you.
Love, the Laveck Family

Kellee Roger Clatterbuck

October 17, 2020

Barbara,,,a true friend. Full of heart, compassion and an extreme love for her husband, kids, friends and family. She's truly an angel. Love you Barb

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