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Bruce Joseph Trombley

03/10/1961 - 02/27/2022


Obituary For Bruce Joseph Trombley

Bruce J. Trombley, 60, of Warren, RI, passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2022, at Hope Hospice,Providence.Born in Attleboro, MA, he was the son of the late Oliver Leo Trombley and Florence (Ghys) TrombleyGalarneau.Mr. Trombley was a retired Emergency Medical Technician for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts andin twenty years of service helped save hundreds of lives. At the time of his passing he had been thebeloved custodian at the George Hail Library for seventeen years. He was a Communicant of St. Mary ofthe Bay Church in Warren. His intimates describe him as a warm and friendly person who could annoy,but who would give a stranger in need the shirt off of his back. His life was a miracle, and he will besorely missed by those whose lives were brightened by his presence.He is survived by a son, Derrik Trombley of Warren, RI, a daughter, Lauren Trombley of Warren, RI, twobrothers, Michael Trombley of Frostproof, FL, and Stephen Trombley of Rehoboth, MA, a sister, NaomiDaconceicao of Rehoboth, MA, an uncle, Joseph Paquin of Attleboro, MA, and his step-father, PhillipGalarneau.Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 11, 2022 in Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8Schoolhouse Rd., Warren from 4-7PM.A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 10AM in Smith Funeral & MemorialServices, 8 Schoolhouse Rd., Warren.Burial will follow in St. Mary of the Bay Cemetery, Vernon Street, Warren.Information/On-Line condolences please visit-

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  • 03/11/2022

    Bruce my friend, People don't realize the sacrifices that EMT's make in their career. You were truly a delight to work with, even when cranky! I know you had a huge heart, much bigger than your will be missed. Scotchee Scott Meagher, Paramedic

  • 03/08/2022

    I've been blessed to call Bruce my friend since middle school. Thank you friend for your unconditional love & always having my back. Your influence & time spent with me & my boys were precious, Derrik & Lauren, I have yet to meet a prouder father than your Dad. You both made him so happy. Our sincere condolences to all his family. Love Dianne, Schyller , Chris & Nick XO

  • 03/06/2022

    Bruce was a true friend and was always so giving and kind. He will be missed. My condolences to his family especially his daughter, she was his world.

  • 03/06/2022

    My sincere condolences to the Trombley family. Bruce was a great friend to my father and mother, and was there for them at a time when they needed him most. His acts of selflessness and empathy are ones that will never be forgotten. My sincere condolence to Derrick and Lauren. ~ Brandon Medeiros and Family.

  • 03/05/2022

    Sorry for your loss Derrick and Lauren. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Donna Theroux

  • 03/03/2022

    Bruce was the only one person who called me every day to make sure I was ok when I had Covid in January. I'll miss him very much as a colleague and friend. He treated me and my son as if we were his own. My thoughts and prayers to Bruce's beloved children. God bless.

  • 03/03/2022

    We are so very sorry for your loss, may the memories that you have shared comfort you all in your saddest days Love , The mays xoxo

  • 03/03/2022

    Sorry for your Loss Derrick and Lauren. We are thinking of you Love your cousin Audrey and Family

  • 03/03/2022

    We can never thank Bruce enough for his years of service and dedication to the library. He gave his all each and every day, showed up to help in all kinds of bad weather, library maintenance emergencies, and any other time we needed him. It has been a gift to know and be friends with Bruce and to watch him raise his wonderful children Derrik and Lauren. Bruce, please know that all of your gestures, both big and small, were deeply appreciated by all of us and we will never forget how you helped us all these years. -with love from all of your George Hail family.

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