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Mr. Vincent Troche, Jr., age 91, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30PM on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville. Interment will follow at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30 until the service hour.
Mr. Troche was a native of Puerto Rico and lived in Long Island, NY before moving to Milledgeville in 1983. He was a combat veteran of the United States Army, 82nd Airborne Ranger and served in WWII and the Korean Conflict, earning many medals including the Purple Heart. He enjoyed his family, exercising and working in his yard and was a member of First Baptist Church. For the last nine months he was a resident of Gateway Health and Rehabilitation in Cleveland Ga where he was well liked by staff and other residents. He was preceded in death by his wife, Amelia Vargas Troche; son, Vincent Troche, III; and parents, Vincent and Martina Troche.
He is survived by a close friend Lavern Downs of Milledgeville Ga, daughters, Lorraine Troche of ME and Mary (Corsellis) Troche of GA; son-in-law Kenneth Haines of Clarkesville Ga, son James Troche of GA; sister, Margaret Santos of FL; grandchildren, Anthony Haines of NJ, Vanessa Haines of GA, Lauren (Malnichuck) Lyons of ME, Ezekial Malnichuck of ME, Steven Troche and Mark Troche of NC; great grandchildren, Kaeley Amelia Haines, Vincent Kye Haines, Blythe Garrison McCoy and Lillian Grace Malnichuck.
Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneral.net
Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville is in charge of arrangements.
Published on June 26, 2017
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