William R. “Bill” Trowbridge

William R. “Bill” TROWBRIDGE, 72, of Sabinsville, PA, died Saturday, December 25, 2010 in the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA.

Born January 18, 1938, in Elmer, PA, he was the son of Rex A. and Ruth L. Johnston Trowbridge. A US Army Veteran, he served honorably from 1963 – 1966.

On February 8, 1975, in Knoxville, PA, he married the former Patricia Whittaker Bellows, who survives. He owned and operated a dairy farm in Sabinsville for many years. He was a member of the PA Farmers Association and the Sabinsville Grange.

Surviving besides his wife, Patricia, are: a daughter, Tommie (Mark) Tomlinson of Westfield; a son, Michael (Tammy) Trowbridge of Idaho Falls, ID; three grandchildren, Dylan Trowbridge, Emma Rae Trowbridge, and Phoebe Trowbridge; a brother, Robert (Judy) Trowbridge of Gaines, PA; four sisters, Beverly (Frank) Palm of Edenton, NC, Mary Lou (Ronald) Schwalm of Tower City, PA, Pauline Kreisler of Elkland, PA, and Joan (Gery) DeSera of Sabinsville; and nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents.

Friends may call Thursday, December 30, 2010 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Daryl M. Butler will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Knoxville, PA. Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Tioga County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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