Dr. Raul E. Tramontana

Born: Sat., Jun. 6, 1931
Died: Wed., Feb. 20, 2013

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Dr. Raul E. Tramontana, 81, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:30 PM at the Loveland Health Care Center, Loveland, Ohio. Dr. Tramontana was formerly of Sidney. He was born June 6, 1931 in Lima, Peru the son of Jorge and Raquel (Monge) Tramontana and they preceded him in death. He was married to Elizabeth 'Betsy' Palmer on January 5, 1962 and she passed in January of 2008. Surviving are five children, Elizabeth Schwinkendorf of Westlake, Ohio, Raquel Martin and husband Kevin of Sidney, Ohio, Patricia Mann of Mason, Ohio, David Tramontana and wife Cindy of Indian Hill, Ohio, Tony Tramontana and wife Maria of Katy, Texas and a daughter-in-law, Pam Tramontana of Tennessee and 19 grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Mercedes Tramontana of Lima, Peru and two brothers, Jorge and Antonio Tramontana of Lima, Peru. A son, Raul Jr., a sister, Martha Tramontana and two brothers, Louis, and Oscar Tramontana preceded him in death. Dr. Tramontana went to Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York and served his residency there also. He was a medical doctor and surgeon in Sidney for many years. He served in the Peruvian military as a physician also. He was the team doctor for Sidney High School basketball and football for many years. He also campaigned for Sidney City Schools for the removal of asbestos for the school. He was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. He attended the First Presbyterian Church in Sidney. Friends may call on Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 1-3 PM at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home, Sidney. Funeral services will be at 3:00 PM on Sunday at the funeral home with Rev. Eileen Hix officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 3797 Summit Glen Dr., Suite G100, Dayton, Ohio 45449. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the Tramontana family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home' web site at: www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com

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Connie Millhouse

Dr. Tramontana was a wonderful surgeon ! ! We used is services many times. Connie and Jim Millhouse

Randy Allen

Raquel and Family, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your father, he was a great man! He always had a smile on his face each time we crossed paths! My thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family! May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time!

Nettie and John Dunlap

For the entire Tramontana family: John and I send our deepest sympathy to each of you. Your Mother is still missed by the bridge and knitting group. Your father was a kind and gentle doctor to his patients. Our prayers will be with each of you.

Aunt Diane

My thoughts and prayers are with you this weekend as you say your final goodbyes. I wish I could be there to give you all an embrace. May your tears be replaced with fond memories and the warmth of remembered love give you solace.

Sandra Burgoyne Risinger, Family

The passing of a wonderful man, surgeon, and human being. One loving father, husband, and caring friend, who stepped in and helped me when I needed advice in the professional realm. So glad he passed by us in his earthly walk. Now, his reward. Sincerely, Sandra Burgoyne Risinger


Dear Tramontanas We were sorry to hear about your Dad's death. We have such wonderful memories of walking through the woods to your beautiful pool - you all were always so gracious in welcoming us to swim. Raul was a wonderful doctor and such a caring person and did so much good in his lifetime - you can be truly proud of all his accomplishments. We are in Cinci with Sara's boys so won't be at the visitation tomorrow but will be surrounding you all with prayers. Love, Susie and Phil

David and Barbara Geuy

Our sympathys to you and yours during this time. May you find peace and comfort.

Lew and Judy Blackford

To the entire Tramontana family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of tremendous sorrow. We always felt a strong sense of friendship as well as professionalism with the entire Tramontana family. A legacy for Sidney and Shelby County will be enjoyed for decades to come because Dr. Tramomntana lived.

Tom and Polly Watkins

Please accept our condolences on Raul's death. He was a fine person and will be missed greatly. Tom and Polly Watkins

Kubicki Family

Curtis and Jacob, we are truly sorry to hear of your grandfather's passing , we will hold you in our prayers, Aunt Susie, Uncle Jack, Carrie, Chris and Jack Jr.


I wanted to express my sincere condolences to the family. It is never easy losing someone so special. My hope and prayer is that you gain comfort from the precious memories and from the promises from God to reside with mankind and wipe our tears from our eyes and end sickness, sorrow, pain and death forever. Hold onto the hope of reuniting with dear Raul once again. foryourlove1522@yahoo.com