Joseph Louis Trinca passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2006 at Glenwood Care Centre, in Agassiz, BC at the age of 85 years. He was born November 15, 1920 in Sandon, BC.
Joe is survived by his children Joseph J. Trinca and Margaret E. Trinca.
He was predeceased in March 2006 by his wife for 65 years Violet Grace Trica.
Chief Warrant Officer (retired), Joe Trinca joined the Canadian Army in 1941 and retired 35 years later in 1977. He served with the BC Dragoons in Italy during WWII and afterwards with the Lord Strathcona Horse until 1953, when he transferred to RCEME. He remained with the field force and did three more tours overseas.
Joe’s military service concluded in Base Chilliwack, after which he enjoyed a long retirement walking the Vedder and Sardis neighborhoods daily, meeting and greeting his many friends, when he wasn’t exploring the far corners of the world on his annual trip to some place interesting abroad.
A private family service was held in Joseph’s memory.