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Roland Trapasso

February 10, 1932October 2, 2020

Brewster – Roland Trapasso, 88, passed away peacefully at home on October 2, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife and soul mate, Mae Edith Bergstrom Trapasso as well as his many brothers and sisters. He is survived by his four children, Stephanie, Theresa, Michael, and Jane and his 6 grandchildren; Michael and Brandon, Michael and Matthew, and Jade and Ian.

Roland was the youngest of 11 children born to Evangelista and Teresa Trapasso in Logan County, West Virginia. He eventually moved to White Plains, NY and joined the U.S. Army and served as a Sergeant in the Korean War. After 36 years, he retired from the Grand Union Distribution Center and in 1994, Mae and Roland washed ashore to Cape Cod after falling in love with it during many vacations spent there.

Roland took great joy working at the Brewster Recycling Center and was an avid Notre Dame and Yankee fan. He will be missed.

Funeral services will be private.

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Stephanie Trapasso

October 4, 2020

This was a beautiful day, watching the Blue Angels from Marin. Afterward, we went to Angelinos, in Sauscilito and ate everything including the best fritto misto del mare we ever had. Dad had a stinger--maybe not "a" stinger--and mom had white wine, lots of it.

Stephanie Trapasso

October 4, 2020

Hotter than hell outside, Mom and Dad barrel-tasted an Old-Vine Single-Vineyard Zinfandel in a shady 56 degrees.

Stephanie Trapasso

October 4, 2020

Mom, Dad and I hiked about 5 miles around Pulgas Ridge, San Carlos, CA Mom swears she saw a mountain lion. I pointed out the rattlesnake we just passed, and I can tell you they were "impressed".

Stephanie Trapasso

October 4, 2020

Blue Angels event 2007. San Francisco to their backs.

Stephanie Trapasso

October 4, 2020

1999 Mom stayed with me at my apartment at 2600 Union Street in San Francico for ten days and we had a hell of a time. Dad called her every day.

stephanie Trapasso

October 4, 2020

Mom and Dad with Mathew and Michael (Young Michael and Mathew!) Cape Cod, MA

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October 4, 2020

Mom and Dad at Ravenswood Winery, Sonoma, CA 2004

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October 4, 2020

Mom and Dad at Palo Alto Airport ready for wheels up around the Bay Area 2007

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October 4, 2020

Mom and Dad at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 2007

stephanie Trapasso

October 4, 2020

Dad and me at my Palo Alto Office. 2004

FROM THE FAMILY

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