Mr. Tony Tramontelli
  • In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the The Eastside Vineyard Church ATTN: Tony Tramontelli Memorial Fund.
  • The Eastside Vineyard Church
    P.O. Box 182495
    Shelby Township, MI 48318

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“I have been blessed with an awesome gift in the friendship of Tony. He personified what is a true Christian, friend, steadfast in caring for others,...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: John Cole - Warren, MI

“To Tony's family and friends in Michigan: It has been years since I heard the name Tony Tramontelli, but recently read about his passing in the...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Lorraine Krsulich - Ossining, NY

“Back in November 2011 I met Tony while I was working at Beaumont Hospital. I took the food orders by phone and one day he said to me."Dear you go...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Dayna Halbach - Shelby Township, MI

“Well what can I say that hasn't already been said. For all of the challenges that he faced he carried himself honorably. A devout follower of Jesus...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: John Banasik - Shelby Twp

“We all have those very special friends in life we are lucky enough to get to know and Tony was that kind of friend to me. Our family got to know...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie McCallum - MI - friend

“Tony liked to pray for people. I remember hearing the story about Tony's visit with a very sick child and his family down at Children's Hospital. ...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Laina Partin - Ray, MI - friend

“I remember when Tony contacted me for a job in his territory. We met and before we knew it two hours had gone by. We talked about a little bit of...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Katie Clarke - Marysville, MI

“Tony: You were such a loving and giving man. I remember meeting you during your initial volunteer visit to a Habitat home. At this time I did not...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Sanaa Elias - Mt. Clemens, MI

“I am grateful for every time I had the privilege of talking with you - whether it was to share our life experiences, recipes and cooking hints, our...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Jean Timmer

“Wow, Tony, I just read of your many acts of service, and all I can say is, I have a lot of catching up to do! You left big shoes to fill, my friend....Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Jo Fick - Rochester Hills, MI

“Tony, my friend and co-worker of 30 years we shared time in New York, Cleveland and Michigan along the way watching both our lives transformed. We...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Mike Brewer - Macomb, MI

“There are no words to express what we have lost here , as Tony joined God in Heaven !! Tony was indeed , the feet , hands, voice and heart of Jesus ...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Loretta Eichbauer - MI

Photo from last Fall when a group of men took Tony to the Creation Museum in Kentucky. “Tony is a very good friend of many years. He had a positive attitude through all the physical difficulties he experienced. This can only be...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Timmer - Troy, MI - Friend

“Tony was a man of God, a good friend, and a brother in Christ. We went on the first mission trip to Salt Lake City and that is when I saw God in Tony...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Howard Wilcox - Harrison Twp, MI

“Tony was a very important member of our family. Actually he joined it when he went to work for my late father in the late 60s or early 70s in...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Karen Shectman

“Tony trained to be a Stephen Minister in a group that I happened to teach. I can honestly say that his sweet, peaceful and kind demeanor gave me...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Jen Heard - Birmingham, MI

“Will miss you, brother. Thanks so much for being so Jesus-like. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Chris Gortay

“Tony was such an inspiration to me, demonstrating the portrait of a servant. I will miss seeing him here on earth, but look forward to seeing him in...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Donetta Malloy - Troy, MI

“Tony was a great man. Always had a kind word for everyone and NEVER complained. With cance and 3 x a week dialysis he had a lot he could complain...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Tim Hoerner - Clarkston, MI

“This is called "I have had"I have had:180 missions partners,20 wedding attendants,90 Stephen Minister partners,90 fellow Chaplains,4 man-date movie...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: David Drouillard - Troy, MI

“Tony was introduced to our family when he and Cory went on a mission trip with my husband, Chris many years ago. Many sweet stories occured on the...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: elizabeth zarbaugh - troy, MI

“Dear Loved Ones of Tony, Tony was a kind and gentle man. I always enjoyed spending time with Tony. He was a very compassionate and caring...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Linda McGhee - Troy, MI


Tony Tramontelli ,age 62, a resident of Troy, Michigan passed away on May 2, 2012. Mr. Tramontelli was born August 29, 1949 to the late Antonio and Natalina (nee Spagnoli) Tramontelli in Tarrytown, New York. Tony graduated from Ossining High School in 1967, earned a Bachelor of Science from the Kansas State Teacher's College in 1971, and completed his Master's in Business Administration at Baldwin Wallace College in 1988. He used his knowledge to work for American Greetings Corporation for 28 years. He retired from the same in 2009. Tony was moved by the Lord to serve his community in many ways. At Kensington Community Church he was a volunteer in the children's program, served as a mission team member and later a leader on trips to the church plant in Utah. He was trained and served as a Stephen Minister, started the hospital visitation ministry and served as a peer supervision leader of other Stephen Ministers. He was certified as a Lieutenant in the First Responders Chaplain Association of Roseville. Through Eastside Vineyard Church he was a communion server and supported community outreach projects including the barbecue for the homeless, caroling at a nursing home, Central Detroit Christian Christmas store, and hosted Bible study small groups in his home. He has also been involved in Habitat for Humanity projects. Beyond this, his friends recall countless ways he was a blessing with acts of service to individuals offering his time and talent on construction, design and décor projects.

Tony is survived by his two children, Angela Sue and Cory Robert; and his sister, Leonilda Volpacchio as well as many extended relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Gino Tramontelli.

A memorial service for Tony will be held on Saturday, May 19 at 10:30 am. Guests may arrive beginning at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to The Eastside Vineyard Church, Tony Tramontelli Memorial Fund, P. O. Box 182495, Shelby Township, MI 48318.