Gary Richard Trinks

July 29, 1959November 16, 2021

Gary R. Trinks, 62, of Windsor and formerly of Manchester, passed away after a short illness on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Gary was born in Hartford on July 22, 1959 and resided in Manchester for over 25 years prior to moving to Windsor in the beginning of 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Patricia (Church) Trinks. A former participant of the Special Olympics Connecticut, Gary graduated from George J. Penney High School, class of 1979 and worked at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for many years. He loved to detail automobiles, play video games, and watch NASCAR. He was the treasured son of Richard H. Trinks and the late Jeanne (Beauregard) Trinks. He leaves his siblings to mourn his death, Steven Trinks and his wife Karen, Donna Porter and her husband David, Christopher Trinks and his wife Bernadette, and Michele Waterman. He also leaves his nieces and nephew, Alicia & Richard Porter, Katie Trinks, Heather Denas and Ashley Pierce; his great nephews and great nieces, Avery and Caleb Porter, Kennedy Pierce and Charlotte Denas; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Gary was a very kind and generous individual who loved his family, whom affectionately called him “Boo Boo”, and will miss him. Private funeral service and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gary’s name may be made to the Special Olympics Connecticut, 2666 State Street, Suite #1, Hamden, CT 06517. The D’Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel, 30 Carter Street, East Hartford has been entrusted with the care of the funeral arrangements. For on-line expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit


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Cynthia Couillard (Bores)

November 18, 2021

I will always remember Gary for his calm and kind personality. Not matter where and when I would see him he Always said hello. And just plain asked how are you? calmly, genuine and kind.
Thank You Gary for that special quality you had just by saying Hello.🌺
Rest In Peace 🌺