A Funeral Mass for Mr. Robert R. Trometer, age 86, of Beverly Hills, Florida, will be held 9:00 AM, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Beverly HIll. Inurnment will take place 11:00 AM, Monday, June 2, 2014 at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of Memorial Donations to Hospice of Citrus County, PO Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Cremation will be under the direction of Hooper Crematory, Inverness. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
Mr. Trometer was born April 4, 1928 in Buffalo, NY, son of the late William and Margaret (McCarthy) Trometer. He died May 18, 2014 in Lecanto, FL. Mr. Trometer was an Air Force veteran (1950 - 1954) serving during the Korean Conflict
. He worked for the New York Central Railroad from 1947 - 1972 and was a self employed handy man from 1972 until his retirement in 1994 and moved to Beverly Hills from Buffalo, NY in 1995. "He was an active world traveler in his younger years and a loving and supportive father and husband, who was passionate about his faith in God." Mr. Trometer was a member of the Knights of Columbus, 3rd Degree; past President and board member of Lakeside Home Owners Association and Our Lady Grace Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Linda Trometer of Beverly Hills, son, Paul (Betsy) Trometer of Gasport, NY, daughter, Carol Pepe of Depew, NY, step son, Jon Clapp of Apopka, step daughter, Angela Clapp of Batavia, NY, brother, Kenneth Trometer of Lancaster, NY, sister, Lois Gray of Goldsboro, NC and 6 grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory.