Barry Trotter

MJandBarryPlease find the information below for Barry’s funeral arrangements.  Below is a sweet letter that Mary Jo wrote – it has not been edited. 

• SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2012 3:41 PM, EST
A Message From Mary Jo & Family
Hi. This is MJ’s sister typing. MJ can’t get to a computer right now, but she wanted me to give all of you kind, caring people as much updated information as soon as she could.

Thank you ALL for what you’ve done, what you continue to do, and how I know you’ll be there for her in the future. It is not an easy time, but your embraces are felt and make this burden lighter.

Tuesday March 6th – 7:00PM-9:00PM
Fairchild Funeral Home
Garden City, NY

Wednesday March 7- 11:15AM
St. Joseph’s Church
(Garden City)

Wednesday March 7 following funeral service
Wheatley Hills Country Club
147 Williston Ave.
East Williston, NY

Several have asked where to send cards. Right now, you could send them to MJ’s parents’ address

Mary Jo Trotter
c/o Jim & Jo Lohmeier
10324 N 53rd St.
Omaha, NE 68152

If any more decisions are made, we’ll let you know as soon as possible{jcomments on}

Mary Jo’s letter


• SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012 11:09 PM, EST
It is with a very heavy heart that write tis posting. Looks like so many of you already know, that it looks like the angels did come to Barry’s rom, but evidently they thought he was needed more in heaven than here on earth. I have different ideas, but hard to argue with God’s plan.

I am deeply saddened that Barry’s graciuous, fun-filled, happy-go-lucky, and generous loving spirit had to go the way it did. I loved him dearly, I truly believe we cherished each other the past year more than we ever had bc it puts life in such a differenta perspective. He handled everything with such dignity, humor, kindness and honor. It is why all the nurses loved him, he went out of his way to be kind to them even when he felt at his worst. I went up to the 4th and 5th floor later in the day to say good bye to them, he called them his angels, and I KNOW he would have done it himself if he could have. They were all shaken up as they had grown to love him the last year, as we all have for many.

It was a 4:17 am wakenup call that I never wanted to get, but somehow knew when the phone rang.

I will love and miss you forever my blessed Barry, until we meet again.
May Sally have you wrapped in her arms, and Greta be covering you with kisses…I can hear her ‘whining’ bc she had missed you.

As one is NEVER EVER ready to say good bye like that, I will cherish and be thankful for the day you came into my life.
Rest peacefully, I mis you so much I can hardly stand it. I want my phone to ring and it be you, I miss your voice, I miss your arms, I wish I would have you by my side waking me up to say it was all a bad dream.

I’m so so sorry Bare, it just isn’t fair. Not at all.





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