Obituary: James "Jim" Tramonte

Obituary: James "Jim" Tramonte, 63, of Winter Garden, died Thursday, March 9, 2023.

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James “Jim” Joseph Tramonte, 63, of Winter Garden, Florida, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Mike Conley Hospice House, Clermont, Florida. Jim was born on Sept. 30, 1959, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to the late Sam and Doris Ann (Godfrey) Tramonte.

Jim moved to Florida at the age of 3 years old with his parents to Merritt Island, Florida, and eventually moved to Orlando, Florida.

After graduating High School, he started working for Quality Vaults and Monuments and Metro Crematory, of Ocoee, Florida. Eventually he managed these companies for his father-in-law, Richard Boetcher, for many years. After Richard retired, Jim became the owner of the companies and expanded into Lake Wales and DeLand. Jim was respected by his employees and industry colleagues and all who knew him.

Jim was a very giving person and made many charitable contributions to his community. Jim loved the outdoors, hiking, hunting, fishing and taking RV road trips. He enjoyed his time with his family and friends, and his loving puppies Lacy and Lily and the late Bella.

Jim is survived by his wife, Susan K. Schneider Tramonte; and children, son, Christian Schneider Tramonte, of Winter Garden, Florida, daughters, Samantha and husband Travis Stewart of Apopka, Florida, Janell Tramonte of Cocoa Beach Florida, sons, Alex Hafid of Mount Dora, Florida, and Aaron Christiansen of Orlando, Florida one brother, Jeffrey Tramonte and wife Sharon of Winter Garden, Florida; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2023, at Winter Oak Funeral Home, 1132 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, FL; and funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2023, at People of Faith Lutheran Church, 228 Windermere Road, Winter Garden, FL 34787. Pastor Rick Kristoff will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Taylor Memorial Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are in the caring guidance of Winter Oak Funeral Home.


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