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TRUMP, John Gordon 73 years young, went home to the Lord, September 25, 2012, surrounded by family at home in Winchester, Massachusetts, after a nineteen year battle with cancer. Born November 10, 1938, in Boston, Massachusetts, to John George Trump and Elora Gordon Sauerbrun, he graduated from Winchester High School, Bowdoin College, and MIT. In 1969 he married Gisela Steinmann. As a self-employed contractor he enjoyed engineering new ideas for the many homes he renovated or built from the ground up. John was an avid hiker, biker, rock climber, swimmer, windsurfer, musician, dancer, gardener, and lover of life. Mr. Trump is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Gisela Trump, and two children, Thomas John Trump and Sylvia Trump Sexton; one grandson; two sisters, Christine Philp and Karen Ingraham; as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents, mother-in-law, Hedwig Steinmann, and his beloved Labrador, Lucy. Visiting hours will be held at the Lane Funeral Home 760 Main St., (Rte. 38), WINCHESTER, on Saturday September 29, 2012, 8:30-11:30 AM, with a Mass of Christian burial to follow at St. Eulalia's Church at 12:00 PM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Project Only A Child, P.O. Box 990885, Boston, MA 02199 or the Boston YMCA, 316 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115. For online condolences, please visit: www.lanefuneral.com. Lane Funeral Homes Winchester-Burlington 781-729-2580

Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 27, 2012
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