Obituary of Christopher Michael Trinka
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Christopher Michael Trinka, age 70, of New York City died Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA. He is survived by his wife of six years, Nancy Allyn (Blount) Trinka. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Cheryl, in 2014. Born October 12, 1950, in Manhattan, Christopher was the son of the late Louis Anton Trinka and Eleanor Shea Trinka. He earned his B.A. degree from Fordham University and did graduate work at Baruch College. He served in the National Guard from 1970 to 1971. Prior to his retirement in 2015, he was an accountant and tax services professional who had his own firm, General Financial Services Inc. After retirement, he continued to work part time as a financial planner independently and with AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC as well as a tax preparer for clients. A lifelong resident of Manhattan, he had a second home in Fawn Lake Forest, Hawley, PA for over 40 years. Christopher was a member of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church where over his many years of membership he served as treasurer, trustee and deacon. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the James Lenox House and Carnegie East House in Manhattan. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two stepsons: Kevin DeHoff of Newport Beach, CA and Matthew DeHoff of Hawley, PA; one brother: Edwin Trinka of Nutley, NJ; and two nephews: Michael and Edward Trinka. There will be a Memorial Service held on Saturday, October 9, at 11:00 AM at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave., New York City, NY. Memorials may be made to Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10021 or James Lenox House, 49 East 73rd St., New York, NY 10021 or Carnegie East House, 1844 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10128.
Saturday, October 9, 2021
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church
921 Madison Ave.
New York City, New York, United States