Geneva Trotman
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Obituary of Geneva Trotman

 

On April 10, 2019 the soul of our beloved Geneva Elizabeth Trotman was called home by her Creator to enjoy his promise of eternal rest.

 

Born of Frederick Cuffee and Elizabeth Duryea Cuffee, Geneva was born on February 22, 1921 on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation.  She married the late Elton Clayburton 'Burt' Trotman.  Of this union was born nine children.

 

Geneva worked for the State of New York retiring after 27 years of dedicated service and returned with her beloved husband 'Burt' to her homeland, Shinnecock.

 

She leave to cherish her memory her children Ronald Lewis (Ola May), Beverly Ann, Barbara Lynn, Elton Clayburton, Jr. (Malesta), Sharon Leigh (Otis), Judith Alexis, Linda Millicent (David) and David Michael.  She is predeceased by her husband, Elton, a son Daryl Theodore and one grandson, Gary T. Johnson.  She was also the last living legend of her ten siblings:  brothers Andrew, Raymond, Frederick and Lloyd and sisters Clarissa, Georgette, Constance, Erma and Eunice; 16 grandchildren, Geneva, Caryn, Donna, LeiLani, Tawana, Yolanda, Cherisse, Courtney, Abdul, David Jr., Daryl, Ehren, Malikka and Naeemah; 23 great grandchildren; Elijah, Isaiah, Tyrone, Jerome, Ernest, Jarell, Dyonna, Sharitta, Stephen, A'lex, Joshaya, Ozziah, Azzana, Sydni, Jasmine, Ronald II, Jamar, Eric, Jasmine, Malachai, Savannah, Harper and Creed; 9 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.