St Thomas the Apostle Rc Chr
N Bancroft Pky
Wilmington, DE 19805
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Claude J. Trafas

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Claude J. Trafas

AGE: 92 • Wilmington

Claude J. Trafas went home to the Lord on Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

Claude was born on June 24, 1923 in Poznan, Poland. During World War II he served in the Polish Resistance & eventually joined the American Occupational Forces at war's end. In 1950 Claude emigrated to the United States, where he met & married the love of his life, Marcella Sulenski Trafas, who survives him. He is also survived by their daughter, Cindy Schneeman. He leaves behind many loving family members & friends. Claude's work ethic was second to none, & he was employed by a number of organizations, retiring in 1989 as the Director of Purchasing for Christiana Care. His love for family & country, & the manner in which he lived his life made Claude a true role model for those who knew him.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 14th at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 301 N Bancroft Pkwy, Wilmington. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the , 200 Continental Dr., Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713 or Vitas Hospice, Commerce Dr., Suite 302, Newark, DE 19713.

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Published in The News Journal from Nov. 7 to Nov. 9, 2015
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