|Joy Lucille Trepagnier went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, February 9, 2018. |
She was born May 18, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio to Sam and Theresa Frabotta. While working at Marine Headquarters in Washington DC she met a young Marine from Gulfport, Mississippi. They were soon married and traveled the world during Art’s military career, retiring in San Antonio. Joy always claimed Gulfport as her home. She loved to be in the kitchen cooking or on the sewing machine. Joy was the matriarch of the family and they always came first. Joy was preceded in death by her parents. Survived by her husband of 70 years Arthur Trepagnier. Her children Ken Trepagnier (Barbie), Denise Sullivan (Rob), Patty Trepagnier, and Debbie Stephens (Jim), grandchildren Sean Sullivan (Stephanie), Danielle Castillo (Eli), Kyle Trepagnier (Lindsey), Nichole Sullivan, Samantha Stephens and her great-grandchild Pyper Lee Sullivan. Rosary will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 5:30 P.M. at The Angelus Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church, 7955 Real Rd, China Grove, on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 1:00 P.M. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Battered Women Shelter of San Antonio or the Wounded Warriors Center of San Antonio in Joy’s name.