PITTSTON — Charlie S. Tramontana, 62, a longtime resident of Pittston, passed away Jan. 15, 2014, in his home.
Charlie was born Oct. 1, 1951, in Washington, D.C., where he was adopted by Sammy and Angie Tramontana and moved to Pittston. He graduated from Pittston Area High School in 1969.
Charlie served in the U.S. Air Force as a sergeant in the Security Police Law Enforcement Field. After the U.S. Air Force, Charlie studied Law Enforcement at Luzerne County Community College and Louisiana State University in Lafayette, La.
He served in many cities as a police office before he was head injured in the line of duty as an Ocean City police officer. Several years after the injury, Charlie became a licensed practical nurse and traveled across the country with nursing agencies.
After the passing of both parents, Charlie moved back to Pittston where he later retired. Charlie enjoyed dressing up and volunteering at Gravestone Manor and traveling to Renaissance festivals.
Charlie is survived by his sister, Bonnie Lynch; his children, Sam Tramontana, Shannon Tramontana, Zachary Tramontana, Morgan Tramontana, Matthew Tramontana and Adrianna Tramontana; his grandchildren, Kyle, Angelina, Katlyn, Kaiden and Samantha; nephew; and cousins.
Services have been entrusted to Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township.
Visiting hours will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A blessing service, officiated by the Rev. Joseph Sibilano, O.S.J, will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Those wishing to attend the service should be at the funeral home no later than 2 p.m.
For further information or to express condolences to Charlie's family, please visit www.grazianofuneralhome.com.