John W. Trinkaus


July 17, 1925 - November 11, 2017 OBITUARY

TRINKAUS-John. Of New Hyde Park on November 11, 2017, at the age of 92. Married to Irene (deceased), they had 3 children: Joanne Dillon, Dr. Robert Trinkaus, and John Trinkaus Jr., and 3 grandchildren: Christopher Dillon, Brianne Dillon, and Rebecca Trinkaus. John served in The Army Air Force in WWII, worked as an engineer for Sperry Rand, and later as a Professor of Management and Dean at Baruch College (CUNY). John authored over 150 journal articles and received awards from such organizations as the National Federation of Independent Businesses and the IgNobel group. He also consulted for the Ford Foundation, the Small Business Administration, and the Interracial Council for Business Opportunity. John also served as a Visiting Distinguished Professor at St. John’s University. On the community level, John was a member of the Board of Directors of the Denton Green Housing Complex, the North Hempstead Senior Development Board, and the Nassau County Chief Executive’s Advisory Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. His service memberships included the American Legion, The Catholic War Veterans, and the Air Force Sergeants’ Association. John also had a doctorate in Management from NYU. Friends may visit Tuesday from 2-4:30 and 7-9:30 pm at the New Hyde Park Funeral Home, Inc., 506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, 9:15 am at Notre Dame R.C. Church, New Hyde Park, NY. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. VISITATION Tuesday, November 14 2:00 - 4:30 PM & 7:00 - 9:30 PM New Hyde Park Funeral Home

506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY SERVICE Wednesday, November 15 9:15 AM

Norte Dame Roman Catholic Church

45 Mayfair Road, New Hyde Park, NY INTERMENT Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Hawthorne, NY


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