Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 16, 2017
HERMAN J. TRIBINO (Age 78)
Of Alexandria VA, passed away January 12, 2017 peacefully in his sleep after a long
He is predeceased by his father Manuel B. Tribino and mother Elena Tribino.
Born in 1938 in Bogota, Colombia, Joe was the eldest of three. He came to
Washington, D.C, at the age of six. He attended Eastern High School (1956), and
served in the Air Force Reserves following college.
Joe enjoyed living life. He was especially fond of God, his family, sports, music, food,
Joe Tribino is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years Emily B. Tribino of Alexandria,
VA; his son Michael A. Tribino of Maryland; his daughter Cynthia L. Sylvia of Virginia;
his son Richard S. Culver of VA. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Robert R.
Hooker VI, Alex Tribino-Crain, Zach Tribino and Sara N Sylvia. His brother Fabio
Tribino of MD, his sister Carmen Legacy of HI, and many nieces nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be private.
Contributions in his name may be made to Capital Care, or the American Cancer