In Memory

Bill Trycinski

William Paul Trycinski, 85, of Haines City, Florida passed away on May 31, 2018 in Winter Haven, Florida. Bill was born in Hartford, CT on March 2,1933. He lived most of his early life on the farm of the Wolinski family in New Milford and considered them his adopted family. He graduated from New Milford High School and entered the Navy during the Korean conflict. Serving stateside, he trained as a meteorologist. He graduated from Danbury State Teachers College and later earned a graduate degree from Western Connecticut State University. He began his teaching career at John Pettibone School. He followed his dream of travel and left for Alaska where he worked on the pipeline and then taught school for the US Government. His government teaching jobs took him to Colorado, Italy, Cuba, the Azores and finally to Panama. His travel adventures included all of Europe, an African safari, Machu Picchu, hiking the Andes, and the Galapagos Islands. His fishing trips were all over the world as well. He finally retired after 36 years to Florida. Bill will be sadly missed by his nephews, Bob and his wife Cindy, Paul, Michael, Peter and his wife Julie, Kostes. He is also survived by several other nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his many friends and neighbors in Haines City.