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James J. Trillo


1938 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
James J. Trillo Obituary
James J. Trillo 04/14/1938 - 11/06/2013 James John Trillo, "Jim," husband of the late Janet Mary Trillo (nee Nugent), died in his home at the age of 75 on November 6, 2013 of small cell cancer. Jim was born in Boston, MA on April 14, 1938. He was a long time resident of Bakersfield, CA, though he was proud of his Medford, MA origins. He worked as an Insurance Professional and for the "Bakersfield Californian." He loved to read, to play pool and cards with his friends, and he was a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox. A member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Jim also served in the U.S Army. Jim was a great father, generous with his time and intellect. He found and shared enjoyment and humor in life, frequently in an irreverent manner. Jim is survived by his family residing in California; son Gerald John Trillo of Bakersfield; son James "Eric" Trillo, daughter in law Amy Merna Pritchard Trillo, and their daughters Josephine Grace Trillo and Carli Alexandra Trillo of Tehachapi; son Kenneth Paul Trillo and his daughter Jasmine Emily Trillo of Sacramento; son Christopher Wayne Edward Trillo, daughter in law Catherine Cindy McCollom Trillo, their son Parker Jonathan Trillo, and their daughter Piper Mary Trillo of Acton Hill; son Dana Alexander Trillo, daughter-in-law Marina O'Mara Trillo, and their son Alexander Gerald Trillo of San Francisco; daughter Jamilyn Dawn "Jamie" Trillo of Ukiah; and Jim's sister, Ruth Davis, of Willits. Jim was preceded in death by wife Janet, Daughter in law Esther (wife of Gerald), and Grandson James Addison (son of Eric and Amy). A memorial will be held at Wool Grower's in Bakersfield at 1:30 on Friday, November 29th. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 24, 2013
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