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Richard Michael Trometer

August 24, 1945 — October 19, 2021

Richard Michael Trometer

NEW LONDON – Mr. Richard Michael Trometer, 76, passed way on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at his home.

There will be a memorial service at 11:00am Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Forestville United Methodist Church in Lilesville with Rev. Sybil Perrell officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Richard was born August 24, 1945, in Ann Arbor, MI and was a son of the late Leon Edward Trometer and the late Marian Virginia Larsen Trometer. He was a graduate of St. Thomas Catholic High School.

He worked for several years in sales for commercial glass and glazing and later with Choate Construction of Raleigh as a superintendent, prior to his retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Clark Trometer; his children, Richard “Rick” Trometer of Howell, MI, William “Bill” Trometer (Melissa) of Lincoln Park, MI and Suzanne Trometer Koch (Kevin) of Livonia, MI; his 6 grandchildren; his sister, Georgia Trometer Frick of Ypsilanti, MI; his mother-in-law, Evelyne Clark of Concord and formerly of Lilesville; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Hannelore Lawson of Goose Creek, SC and Frank Clark of Norwood; and his nieces and nephews and their families.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 1024 Albemarle Rd, Ste 904, Troy, NC 27371.

The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at

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Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Forestville United Methodist Church

5238 Vintage Rd, Lilesville, NC 28091

Visitation following the service in the fellowship hall.

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