St. Columba's Episcopal Church

Gertrude Elizabeth Kleckley Trimiar

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Gertrude Elizabeth Kleckley Trimiar died peacefully in Chevy Chase, MD on Sept. 27, 2014. Born Sept. 18, 1923, in Franklin, PA, she moved to Washington, DC as a young woman to work for the Department of Labor. She later attended American University, earning a degree in psychology and pursuing graduate study in education. A member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church for many years, she transferred to St. Columba's after her retirement to Chevy Chase. A service celebrating Gertrude's life was held on Sat., Oct. 11 at 11 am, followed by internment at Rock Creek Cemetery.

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