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Alexander J. Trup

December 20, 1945 ~ February 11, 2019 (age 73)
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Alexander “Butch” Trup, 73, of Easton, CT, passed away on February 11, 2019 in Bridgeport. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Barbara E. (Sutyak) Trup and his dedicated children Barry J. Trup, Sara E. Baczewski and Lisa S. Marshall and seven grandchildren. Butch will be remembered for his honorable service in the U.S. Marine Corps, which included two tours in Vietnam. After being honorably discharged from the service, he began his thirty-eight year career as a Lead Lineman with the United Illuminating Company in Shelton. In Butch’s retirement, he enjoyed the life of being a grandfather and revisiting his childhood passions of hunting, fishing and tinkering with tools in his garage. When Butch wasn’t actively engaged with hobbies or busy with grandchildren, he was making daily rounds visiting favorite social pastimes. Butch will be remembered for his willingness to help anyone in need, and opening his home to hot coffee and a good story. A gathering will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Redgate - Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull from 4:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. On Monday, February 18, 2019, church services will be held at the Congregational Church of Easton 336 Westport Road, Easton at 11:00a.m., with the Rev. Amanda Ostrove, Pastor, officiating. A graveside service with full military honors will follow at the Aspetuck Cemetery in Easton. All are welcome to attend and celebrate the life of Butch at the Easton Town Fire Department following the burial. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Disabled American Veterans, the Semper Fi Fund or the Congregational Church of Easton. To send online condolences please visit www.redgatehennessy.com


Donations may be made to:

DAV – Disabled American Veterans
P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati OH 45250-0301
Web: http://www.dav.org

The Congregational Church of Easton
336 Westport Rd. PO Box 37, Easton CT 06612

Semper Fi Fund
825 College Blvd, Suite 102PMB 609, Oceanside CA 92057
Web: http://semperfifund.org


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