Carlos J. Trueba

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    - Paul Rouleau
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MONTPELIER - Carlos Julian Trueba, 83, of Barre Street, died early Sunday morning, July 22, 2012, at the Rowan Court Health and Rehabilitation Center in Barre. His companion, Thelma Corey, and her family had been at his bedside. Carlos had been a longtime resident of Second Street in Barre.

Born Aug. 29, 1928, in Barre, he was the son of Jose and Rosa (Cano) Trueba. He attended Barre schools and graduated from Spaulding High School.

Following his U.S. Army service after World War II, he graduated from the Barre Evening Drafting School.

For over 40 years, he was in the drafting department at the former Rouleau Granite Co. in Barre, becoming chief draftsman and later expediter of memorial products, retiring in 1993.

He enjoyed spending time with his adopted Corey family and traveling to NASCAR racing in the eastern United States and Canada.

His Army service from November 1950 to November 1952 had been spent in an engineering unit, being stationed in Germany.

His memberships included Barre American Legion Post 10 and the Mutuo Inc., where he was longtime treasurer and member of the board of directors.

Besides his longtime companion and caregiver, Thelma Corey, with whom he made his home in Montpelier, he leaves her extended family and two cousins, Richard Sierra, of Phoenix, and Richard Trueba, of St. Joseph, Mo.

He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Joseph Trueba and Roseudo Trueba, who died as a child.

His committal service will be held Monday, July 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Hope Cemetery in Barre.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.

The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Times Argus from July 24 to July 25, 2012