William E. Tremaine, Jr., 83, of 309 Pennsylvania Avenue West in Warren, formerly of 60 South Avenue in Bradford, passed away Monday May 19, 2014 at his residence.
Born July 5, 1930 in Bradford, he was a son of the late William and Delores (Lyons) Tremaine.
On January 8, 1977, he married Mary Ann (Shuey) Tremaine, who passed away June 27, 1994.
He attended schools in Bradford and Boston, and received his A.A. and B.S. from Boston University. He also received a degree in Mortuary Science from the New England Institute of Mortuary Science.
He served in the U.S. Army with the second infantry division, 38th Field Artilery Battalion in Korea and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.
He worked as a funeral director for The Milton Funeral Home in Milton Mass. and also worked in combustion engineering in the New England Area. He returned to Bradford in 1965 and worked for DresserClark in Olean, NY as an Analysis Engineer, until his retirement in 1993.
He was an active member of The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, where he served on The Vestry and was Junior Warden for a number of years.
He is survived by a daughter, Kathryn (John) Carlson of Russell; a son, Matthew (Julie) Tremaine, of Sewickley and three grandchildren, Emma and Grace Carlson, both of Russell and Evelyn Tremaine of Sewickley. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by an older brother, George Tremaine, in infancy.
Friends are invited to attend funeral services at 11 AM, Friday, May 23, 2014 in The Church of the Ascension, with Rev. Stacey Fussell, Rector and Ven. Gail Winslow, Archdeacon of the Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania, coofficiating. Committal services and burial will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery, with full military honors accorded. A reception with the family will follow in Tremaine Hall in the church following the services at the cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the HollenbeckCahill Funeral Homes, Inc.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the Mary Ann Tremaine Memorial Fund at the Rehabilitation Center in Olean, NY or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com