Edith (‘Nell’) Trotta

| 21 Dec 2021 | 08:19

Edith (“Nell”) Trotta of Port Jervis, N.Y., passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at Belle Reve in Milford, Pa. She was 84.

Nell was born on Sept. 4, 1937, in Valdosta, Georgia, the daughter of the late James B. And Edith Cannon Mills.

She retired as a cook from the Port Jervis School District after many years of dedicated service.

She was a former member of the Deerpark Reformed Church in Port Jervis.

Nell was avid collector of owls, enjoyed reading and thoroughly loved being with people. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Nell married Patsy H. Trotta, who survives at home. She is also survived by her daughter, Susie Depew, and her husband, Bobby, of Middletown, N.Y.; son, Mark Trotta and his wife, Heather, of Huguenot, N.Y.; her beloved grandchildren, Nicole Vicchiarello, Michael Vicchiarello and his wife, Melinda, Brittany Depew, Steven and Olivia Trotta; her great-grandchildren, Brielle and Bryson; son-in-law, Michael Vicchiarello; brothers, Kenneth Mills, Terry Mills and his wife, Cathy; her sister, Tina Boswell and her husband, Earl, all of Live Oak, Fla.; her sister-in-law, Velma “Sis” Leeper of Port Jervis; several nieces and nephews; and her very dear and close friends, Jack and Loree Flieger of Port Jervis.

Nell was pre-deceased by her daughter Vicki L. Vicchiarello on April 23, 2020.

Visitation was held Dec. 14 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis, followed by funeral services with the Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst officiating. Spring interment will take place at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of donor’s choice.