MERRIMACK, N.H. — A Mass of Christian burial for Kenneth F. Trott, 83, who died at home, April 15, 2012 surrounded by his wife and three daughters after a period of declining health, will be held at St. John Neumann, today, Thursday, April 19 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow, with full military honors, at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway Route 3, Boscawen, NH at 2 p.m.
Born in Lowell, Mass, son of George and Mary (Hansbury) Trott, the youngest of eight children, he enlisted in the army at 17, served three years then received his degree in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University.
In 1951, he married Eugenie (Vaillancourt) Trott. They settled in Lawrence, MA, built the first of three homes and raised three daughters.
Kenneth worked at Carr Fastener Corp. as the Quality Control Engineer then relocated to Barnard, VT to become Products Engineer at GW Plastics, where he developed a model quality control program. He was active in the American Society of Quality Control, and later lectured extensively on his three-matrix model.
Upon retirement, he was a starter for the Quechee Country Club. In 2005, he moved to Merrimack, NH and wintered at the Villas of Hobe Sound, FL.
He and his beloved “Jennie” recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Eugenie Trott; three daughters, Jeanne Trott and husband, Jack Walsh of Manchester, NH; Karen Trott and husband, Peter Herdrich of New York, NY; Donna Shoemaker and husband, Carl Shoemaker of Merrimack, NH; and six grandchildren, Bradley Shoemaker, Madeline Walsh, Lauren Shoemaker, Chelsea Shoemaker, Anna Trott Herdrich and Wen Trott Herdrich.
For more information or to sign an online register book, please visit www.rivetfuneralhome.com
This obituary first appeared in the April 19, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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