Frank J. Trombetto, 42, worked in finance for GE

Frank J. Trombetto, 42, of Southbury died Friday, June 14th, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Kimberly (Kabasakalian) Trombetto. He fought a courageous seven-month battle with cancer and was a wonderful loving husband and devoted father.

Frank was born July 9, 1970, in Stamford, son of Frank J. and Marilyn (Olsen) Trombetto, Jr. He was a graduate of Bethel High School, received his bachelors degree from Western CT State College in Danbury and earned his masters degree from Fairfield University.

He worked in finance at General Electric in Danbury until his illness.

He was very involved in his children's sports and coached youth baseball, soccer and softball. He also served on the Southbury Youth Baseball Board of Directors.

Besides his wife of nearly 16 years and his parents of Woodbury, he leaves his two children, Allyson Caroline and Anthony Frank; his grandmother, Anna Trombetto of Newtown; one sister, Amy Nichols and her family of Cincinnati, OH;; mother and father-in-law, Nancy and Harry Kabasakalian of Ridgefield, brothers-in-law, Gregory Kabasakalian Sr., and wife Colette and son Greg Jr.; and Daniel Kabasakalian and wife Stacey and daughter, Madeline; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He also leaves behind his loving faithful dog, Bella. He is pre-deceased by two children, Caroline Elizabeth and Frank J. IV.

The family would like to thank the staff of Dr. Michael Cohenuram of Praxair Cancer Center in Danbury, and Masonicare Home Health & Hospice of Newtown for the compassion and wonderful care given to Frank. Kim would also like to acknowledge her wonderful family and friends for their love and support during this most difficult time.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, June 18 at 10:00 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 910 Main Street South, Southbury. Burial was in Pine Hill Cemetery, Southbury. Calling hours were Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the daily chapel of Sacred Heart Church.

Arrangements by Carpino Funeral Home, Southbury. For online condolences, please visit www.carpinofuneralhome. com

Memorial contributions may be made to The Trombetto Children's Fund, c/o Carpino Funeral Home, 750 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488