Obituary of Patricia Trophia Patricia Trophia, 94, of Rome, passed away peacefully at home with her loving son Gary by her side on Sunday, March 29, 2020. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN, on November 29, 1925, a daughter of the late Harold and Beatrice Ellingwood. She was united in marriage to Anthony Trophia, Sr., a blessed union of 58 years. He passed away on February 6, 2002. Patricia was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, whose greatest joy was her family. She worked at the NYS School for the Deaf for 30 years where she treated the children like her own. She will be remembered for her hard work, kindness, love and dedication to her family. She was the best mother and our hearts are broken. Patricia’s strong Catholic faith was at the center of her life and she was a communicant at St. John the Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters and three sons-in-law, Lorraine and Tom Hoke, Carol and Frank Riolo, Linda Trophia and Patricia and Tony Salamino; two sons, Anthony (Joan Gentile) Trophia, Jr and Gary Trophia, her Angel; ten grandchildren, Tina, Tommy, Deana, Christie, Johnny, Patrick, Tony, Brian , Mary Ellen and Michele; sixteen grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; her loving sister-in-law, Christine Trophia; and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends who were like family to her. She will be missed by many. Patricia’s family would like to thank Rev. Paul Angelicchio for his visits and prayers that made our mother happy and uplifted her spirits and the staff of Hospice and Palliative Care for their wonderful care and compassion during a difficult time. In consideration of the Covid-19 pandemic, a Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. John the Baptist Church at a later date. Interment will take place in St. John’s Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Patricia’s memory may be made to St. John the Baptist Church, 200 E. Dominick St., Rome, NY 13440 or Hospice and Palliative Care, 4277 Middle Settlement Rd., New Hartford, NY 13413. Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome. To plant a tree in memory of Patricia Trophia, please visit Tribute Store
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Patricia Trophia 1925 2020.
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