William E. Tremaine Jr., 83, of 309 Pennsylvania Ave. West in Warren, formerly of 60 South Ave., Bradford, passed away Monday (May 19, 2014) at his residence.
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Born July 5, 1930, in Bradford, he was a son of the late William and Delores Lyons Tremaine. On Jan. 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 bachelor of science degree from Boston University. He also received a degree in mortuary science from the New England Institute of Mortuary Science.
Mr. Tremaine served in the U.S. Army with the Second Infantry Division, 38th Field Artillery 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 Dresser-Clark in Olean, N.Y., 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.
Mr. Tremaine 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 a.m. Friday in the Church of the Ascension with the Rev. Stacey Fussell, rector, and Ven. Gail Winslow, Archdeacon of the Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania, co-officiating. 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 Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the Mary Ann Tremaine Memorial Fund at the Rehabilitation Center in Olean, N.Y.; or a
Published in The Bradford Era from May 21 to May 28, 2014