James D. Trapeni Sr.

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James D. Trapeni, Sr., 95, of Rutland, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington.

He was born in Rutland, August 12, 1918, the son of Dominic and Palma (Pratico) Trapeni.

James was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theater.

On May 11, 1947, he was married at St. Peters Church to Carmella (Persico) Trapeni who died in 1995.

Mr. Trapeni was employed for 35 years at Howe Scale Co. in Rutland.

He was a member of St. Peters Church, the American Legion Post #31 and the Loyal Order of the Moose Club.

Surviving are one son, James D. Trapeni, Jr. and his wife Jamie of Rutland; two daughters, Palma Trapeni Gonyea of Rutland and Janice Sicard and her husband Bob of Colchester,; one brother, Joseph Trapeni of Rutland; six grandchildren, Adam, Greg, Marc, Randy, Gina and Joya, 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife and by a grandson, Jeffrey Gonyea, by three sisters, Catherine, Palma and Joyce, and by two brothers, Pasquale and Paul.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 18, at 11 am at St. Peters Church in Rutland. Officiating will be Fr. Michael Ramos, O.F.M. Cap.

A reception will follow.

There are no visiting hours.

Burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.

Contributions may be made to St. Peters Church, Convent Avenue, Rutland, VT 05701.
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Published in Rutland Herald from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2014
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