GEORGE ‘PENNY’ BENJAMIN NOYES TRUNDY STONINGTON – George “Penny” Benjamin Noyes Trundy, 70, passed away March 19, 2008, surrounded by his family, at his home. He was born July 14, 1937, in Stonington, the son of Burtis and Elizabeth (Sawyer) Trundy. He graduated from Stonington High School in 1955 and married Florence “Scamp” Barter. He worked on the milk truck with his sister, Naomi, during his high school years. Penny went fish dragging 1955-58, out of Rockland. He spent several years seining and lobstering with Alston Robbins. In 1962, he and his brother, Buster, had a fishing boat built the Naomi Ellen. Penny went shipping from 1964 to 1971. He was on the troop carrier USNS General M. Rose and took a trip around the world on the troop transport General A.M. Patch. Penny was on the shake down cruise of the research vessel, the Hero, from the Arctic to Antarctica. He also sailed on the USNS Eltanin. He managed the power company from 1971 to 1975. Penny owned Joyce’s Market in 1975 and in 1976, he returned to fishing. In 1986 he came ashore to buy fish, scallops and urchins. He took great pride as manager of Stoninton Lobster Co-op from 2000 until his retirement in late 2006. He is survived by his devoted wife, Florence “Scamp” Trundy of Stonington; daughter, Sandra Eaton and her husband, Terry, of Sunset; son, Ronald Trundy and his wife, Julia, of Stonington; daughter, Kelly McDonald of Stonington; son, Thomas McGuire and his wife, Kimberly, of Sunset; son, Scott McGuire and his wife, Tina, of Sunset; and son, Robert McGuire and his wife, Cathy, of Sunset. He was fortunate to have 13 grandchildren, Jenna, Whitney, Matthew, Joseph, Leslie, Cory, Adam, Grace, Tegan, Jacob, Dillan, Caitlyn and Isabella. He had four great-grandchildren, Tyson, Peyton, Jackson and Wesley John. He is survived by a brother, Alan Trundy; sister, Lorie Warren; a half sister, Fran Lufkin; and half brother, Jim Ahern. He also leaves his devoted canine companion, Troubles II. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Naomi; brother, Buster; and granddaughter, Joselyn Naomi McGuire. A funeral service will be celebrated 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Deer Isle Congregational Church. Interment will be immediately after at Oceanville Cemetery, Stonington. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments after the services at Deer Isle Congregational Church Parish Hall. Gifts in his memory may be sent to Hancock County Homecare and Hospice, Water Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614. A service of Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Stonington. www.bragdonkelley.com