By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere
Elmer L. Tremont, 89, of Fort Myers, Florida, born on November, 26, 1929 in McKeesport, entered into eternal rest on May 3, 2019. He was a graduate of and football letterman for the University of Miami, and a Veteran of the United States Army where he served in the Korean War.
He was a retired coach and educator for Cypress Lake High School in Fort Myers, where he coached the boys football and basketball teams and the girls basketball team. He was in the Lee County School Athletic Conference Hall of Fame and the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame, and the co-founder of Hillmyer-Tremont Foundation which provides scholarships to athletes. He loved his family, he enjoyed golfing, and was an avid University of Miami fan.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Betty Miller Tremont; daughter, Joanne Tremont of Lithia; grandchildren, Bryce Celestan of Atlanta, Georgia, and Ethan Tremont of Fort Myers; brother, Dr. Charles Tremont (Helen) of Hilton Head, South Carolina; and many other family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, May 21 at 11:00 A.M. at Church of the Resurrection of the Lord, 8121 Cypress Lake Dr, Fort Myers. Inurnment at Fort Myers Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hillmyer-Tremont Foundation, 14030 Metropolis Ave., Ste. 200, Fort Myers, FL 33912. Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.
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Originally published May 09, 2019.
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