Robert Lawrence Trachy
OCEAN PINES — Robert Lawrence Trachy, Sr., 83, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Born in Franklin, N.H., he was the son of the late Arville Trachy and Yvonne Desjardens Trachy. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Ruth Campbell Trachy in 2003.
He is survived by his sons, Robert Lawrence Trachy, Jr. “Larry” and his wife Diane of Mechanicsville, Va., and Thomas George Trachy and his wife Chrystallo of Newark, Del; his daughters, Nanette Meith and her husband Michael of Snow Hill, Tammy Wallace and her husband Lester of Clifton, Va. and Jeanne Mills and her husband Allan of Ocean Pines; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Richard Trachy and his wife Jeannette of Rochester, Minn.; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Trachy of Tuscon, Ariz.; sisters, Doris Bouty of San Francisco and Yvette Toupin of Austin, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving is his beloved companion, Andree Bertrand of Montreal, Canada. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Bryan Wallace, and by his brothers, Roger Trachy and Edward Trachy.
Mr. Trachy was a United States Army veteran. He had been a defense communications specialist working for the government. He was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Ocean Pines Kiwanis, Anglers Club, the Elks Lodge in Riverdale and the American Legion in Greenbelt, Md.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Ocean Pines. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Berlin. Friends may call on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 from 6-8 pm at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 100 West 10th St., Suite 1002, Wilmington, Del. 19801.
Dolores M. Heim
OCEAN CITY — Dolores Marie Heim, 86, died Thursday, July 26 at her home.
Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Albert E. Bender and Emma Elizabeth Messinger Bender. She is survived by her husband, Norman Vincent Heim, and daughters, Gloria Cinquegrani of Towson, Marsha Ann Weber of Forest Hill, Md., Grace Maria Heim of Towson and Shelly Heim-Giardina of Ocean City. There is one granddaughter, Tracy Lamb of Bristow, Va.
A one-hour visitation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. A private memorial service for family only will follow. A donation in her memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y., 10018, or: the Alzheimer’s Association, 1850 York Rd. Suite D, Timonium, Md. 21093.