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Myron E. Tremain Obituary

Myron E. "Mike" Tremain Myron E. "Mike" Tremain, 92, died on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. He was born on December 7, 1920, in Columbus, Ohio, and was a resident of Charlottesville for 67 years. Mike was preceded in death by his wife, Betsy Gilmer Tremain. He is survived by his sister, Jo Ann Fuller and her husband, Bill, of Lake Placid, Florida; his three daughters and their, husbands, Lyn and John Franklin of Birmingham, Alabama, Ann and Saint Lee of Newport News, Virginia, and Judy and Bob Webb of Atlanta, Georgia; by his seven grandchildren, Jenni Franklin Hamm, Tom Franklin, Maria Lee Solomon, Cameron Lee, Allie Lee Wittkamp, Jeff Webb, and Katie Webb Chilivis; and twelve great- grandchildren. He graduated from The United States Naval Academy in 1942 and proudly served in World War II. Upon retirement from the Navy in 1946, he moved to Charlottesville, where he was a partner for seventeen years in Charlottesville Motors, the local Ford dealership. Subsequently he was a trust officer at The Peoples National Bank (now Bank of America) for twenty-one years, retiring as Senior Vice President and Senior Commercial Loan Officer. Some of Mike's most treasured Board associations included The Navy League, Rotary Club, local and state Chamber of Commerce, St. Anne's School, and the University of Virginia Medical Center. He valued his longtime affiliations with The Oliver Turner Society, The Miller Center, and The Albemarle County Historical Society. He belonged to Christ Episcopal Church and was a member of Farmington Country Club. There will be an interment with miilitary honors for family and friends at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Maplewood Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, followed by a reception at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, 100 West Jefferson Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902, or the WCBR Foundation, 250 Pantops Mountain Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911. Friends may send condolences to the family at


This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.
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