Jonathan “Johnny” Thomas Trotta, of Mount Kisco, New York, died April 6 in Jackson Hole. He was 28.
His family provided the following.
Johnny was born to Bonnie and Tom Trotta on Sept. 1, 1990.
He went to high school at Horace Greeley in Chappaqua, New York, and graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in public relations.
He was an avid athlete, including football and baseball. He loved snowboarding and spent five years in the mountains of Jackson Hole.
Johnny was a fun-loving and gentle soul. His sense of humor was present in everything he did. He could find humor in even the most unusual circumstances.
Johnny was committed to his family and friends and enjoyed the simple things in life. He loved animals, especially dogs, from the day he came into this world.
Johnny is survived by his parents, Tom and Bonnie; siblings James (and his wife, Ina) Peter and Katama; five nieces and nephews; and his loving soulmate, Brandy, and their two faithful dogs, V and Little Mamma.
A memorial service was held Friday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Bedford, New York.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Habitat for Humanity, a foundation close to his heart.
The family has set up a fund to build a house in his honor at GoFundMe.com/a-habitat-for-johnny.