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Kevin R. Trefry

YORK Kevin Rowley Trefry, 80, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013, at his home after a brief illness. He was the husband of Bernice (Curto) Trefry. They were married 52 years. Born April 11, 1932, in Stamford, Conn., he was the son of the late William R. and Francis (Fitzpatrick) Trefry. He was a graduate of Stamford High School and the University of Connecticut. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He moved to York as an employee of the former AMF Co. and retired from Dentsply International as a corporate accountant after 28 years of service. He was a devoted fan of the New York Giants and UConn basketball teams. He was a member of the VFW Post 7374, the "Monday Hackers" and Thursday AARP golf leagues. He volunteered as a driver for the American Cancer Society and was a member of St. Patrick's Church. In addition to his wife, Kevin is survived by four children, Marisa (Timothy) McCaffrey of McLean, Va., Erin Trefry of Gaithersburg, Md., Timothy (Katy) Trefry of Wrightsville, and Amy (Edward) Rooney of Sarasota, Fla.; his nine grandchildren, Conor, Ryan and Jack McCaffrey, Adele, Ethan and Wynnie Trefry, Declan and Jackson Rooney, and Caitlin Trefry; his brothers, Robert Trefry of Stamford, Conn., and Donald Trefry of Arnold, Calif.; and his sisters, Adelaide Smith of Stamford, Conn., and Maureen Turner of Bradenton, Fla. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Janice (Trefry) Butkowsky of Hazelton. A visitation will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013, from 4 to 5 p.m. at St. Patrick's Church, 231 S. Beaver St., York, PA 17401 followed by a memorial Mass at 5 p.m. with the Rev. Samuel E. Houser as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 2449 S. Queen St., York PA 17402; or St. Patrick's Church, Msr. Brenner Fund. The John W. Keffer Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., 902 Mt. Rose Ave., York, is entrusted with the arrangements. KefferFh.com

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 20, 2013
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