Obituary of Bessie Trembley CARTHAGE- Bessie R. Trembley, 91, died on Tuesday morning, December 18, 2018 at the Rochester General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born on January 21, 1927 in Philadelphia, New York, to the late Ernest & Rose Love Cook, Bessie graduated from Carthage High School in 1945. She married Norman L. Trembley on December 12, 1948 at the St. James Catholic Church in Carthage with Rev. Kiley officiating. Norman died on January 9, 1986. Bessie is survived by a sister, Ruth Ventiquattro, Sherrill, New York and seven children: Ann VanDeWalker, Charlottesville, Virginia; Norman Trembley Jr. and his wife Diane, Hamlin, New York; Marcia Keller, Ontario, New York; Daniel F. Trembley, Carthage; Susan and her husband Nicholas Mills, San Antonio, Texas; Alan J. Trembley, Watertown; and, Julie and her husband David Jackson, Carthage. She is also survived by her ten grandchildren with whom she bonded so lovingly: Jessica Sasse, Tami Hale, Connie Rendace, Nathan Trembley, Karly Burchill, Lisa Trembley, Gloria Hensley, Lauren Keller, David Bogart III, Danielle Mills, and eleven great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and, great-nephews, sisters-in-law Delores Cook and Ruth Sweeney. She was predeceased by her parents Ernest and Rose, her husband Norman, brothers Raymond, Clair, Walter, Richard and Leroy Cook; sisters Hattie Stephenson, Dora Pierce, Janice Cook, and Barbara Ventiquattro; son-in-laws Robert VanDeWalker and Scott Keller. Bessie retired from Carthage Central School after dedicating more than 20 years working in the school food services department. Throughout her life, Bessie always enjoyed spectatorship at her children’s and grandchildren’s sport, music, and many other extracurricular activities. She participated in bowling leagues as well as taking part in many senior citizens activities and events, fundraisers, casinos, concerts, and, sightseeing trips. Puzzles, card games, and board games of all sorts filled many nights, school vacations, and weekends with the family for years on end. She was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church. Calling hours will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 4-7 PM at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., 500 State St. in Carthage. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 22, at 9:00 AM at the St. James Catholic Church, 327 West St., Carthage. Burial will be held in the Spring in the St. James Catholic Cemetery, Carthage. Please gather with us at the Carthage American Legion Post 789 to celebrate the life of Bessie Rose Trembley following the service at St. James. Online condolences in her memory can be made to: www.lundyfuneralhome.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Bessie R Trembley Tuesday December 18 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Carthage, state: New York