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Oscar Eugene Trivits, MG (Ret)

Oscar Eugene Trivits, MG (Ret)
  • December 9, 1931 - September 29, 2012
  • Newark, Delaware
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“Jean and Family,Sorry to hear of your loss! Thelma told me of Gene's passing. Impressive obituary and life! I remember Nancy fondly, so many years...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Violet Gray Wetzel - Mansfield, OH

“Oh.................. Jean I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Words just can not express my feelings right now. But I am, as I am sure you are,...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Michael R.Dutton - Virginia Beach, VA

“Dear Connie and family, Please know You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Lynn ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Lynn Rodriguez - Wilmington, DE

“Jean and Daughters, we are so sorry for your loss. Gene was a true professional. I worked with him in the Regional HHS Office in Philadelphia. ...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: William Neary, Jr. - Easton, MD

“Dear Jean - I'm just catching up on reading the paper and was saddened to read of your husband's passing. I know that your family and friends will...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Lynne Linde - Wilmington, DE

“Dear Aunt Jean, Connie & Terry, Am so sorry to hear of Uncle Gene's passing. Please accept my deepest sympathies. Due to recent surgery, I am home...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Robin "Vande Poele" Verch - MD

“Mrs Trivits and Family, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of General Trivits. He was a great man and always a gentleman and very kind to me...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Linden Boyer - Smyrna, DE

“Jean: So sorry to hear about Gene. We just arrived back in FL and will unable to attend the services. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Bill & Janet carroll - Lake Wales, FL

“Dear Jean, There are no words to offer that would make this easier but hopefully knowing that people care will help you get through this. ...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: RobertR and JaneHJordan - DE

“just want to send sincere condolences to you , jean and the family. I empathize with you in your time of grief. May ou have no other sorrow. leni...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: leni markell - newark, DE

“On behalf of the residents and staff of Millcroft, please accept our sincere sympathies on the passing of your husband and father. We also wish to...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Geoffrey L. Henry - DE

“Dear Jean, Please accept our sincere condolences on brother Gene's passing. You Gene and the family will be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Tom and Evelyn Bratton - VA

“Dear Jean,We were so sorry to hear of Eugene's passing. Our prayers are with you.Love, Doris & Toby Cataldi ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Connie Please accept my warmest condolences in the passing of your father. I know you will miss him, but he has no more pain and I hope we can...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Manese T. May - Claymont, DE

“Jean, Connie, and Terry, I am very sorry to hear of Gene's passing. I know you will cherish your wonderful memories forever. I wish you peace and the...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Joyce Mulkins - Elkton, MD

“Jean,So sorry to hear of the General's passing. Gene was my company commander when I joined the Delaware Guards. And, then became reacquainted at...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Ron Bevan - Newark, DE - Friend

“Dear Jean, I am so sorry to hear of Eugene's passing. He was a fine friend, neighbor and pool buddy. I'm afraid that I can't get up to Newark for...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: John and Teresa Pingree - FL

“Jim and I send our condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Vicki & Jim Black - Osprey, FL

“Dear Jean, My condolences to you and your family. I remember Gene as a brother in Sigma Nu and in retirement the fun times we spent on the golf...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Lawson - Worton, MD

“Dearest Jean and family. My sincerest sympathy on the passing of the General. We went a long way back in various assignments in the military as you...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Dearest Jean,We are so terribly sad to hear of Eugene's passing!! I will be there in spirit on Thursday! We value our many years of friendship! ...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Marilyn and Jim Stritzinger - FL

“Dear Jean. We are so sorry. With all our love, Bud & June Widdoes. Roaring Gap, NC ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: BUD % JUNE WIDDOES - ROARING GAP, NC

“Terry, we are sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Remember all the good times and never let him pass in your heart. Jim and Ann ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: jim Littleton - MD


Oscar Eugene "Gene" Trivits, 80, died on September 29, 2012 at Millcroft.

Born in Wilmington, DE, his principal life-long residence was Newark, DE. He graduated from Newark High School in 1949. He attended the University of Delaware, earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1953 and a Masters of Business Administration in 1963. Other notable educational experiences included his 1973 graduation from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth, KS; his completion in 1980 of the Senior Executive Program at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA; and his 1986 graduation from the United States Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, PA..

He was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He served on the Board of Directors of the Newark Senior Center and was instrumental in the building campaign fund raising for the new center that was opened in 1996. His professional background included concurrent careers in the U.S. Civil Service and the Army National Guard. As a civil servant he served in various programs and staff assignments in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, Kentucky, and the District of Columbia. He was the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare representative for the massive rebuilding effort in Wilkes Barre, PA after the devastating floods of Hurricane Agnes in 1972. This included major repair or replacement of hospitals and schools in the affected area and the re-establishment of the area's health service delivery system for the thousands of victims of the floods. He was the Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' efforts for the care and resettlement of thousands of Cuban refugees at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA during the Muriel Boat Lift in 1980. His service at that time earned him the highest award presented by the U.S. Public Health Service. His final position at DHHS ... READ MORE →