JOHN CARL TREMPUS
August 14, 1921 –
April 12, 2013
ZEBULON – John
“Big John” Carl Trempus, 91, died Friday. He was born in Aleghaney County, PA to the late Nicklaus & Maria Moravec Trempus. He graduated from College of William & Mary where he played defensive end. Mr. Trempus worked for Hercules as a chemical engineer. John was an avid gardener who had not just a green thumb but a green arm. He loved Golf, sports, being outdoors and telling truly good jokes. He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years; Billie Trempus, and several siblings.
He is survived by his daughters; Patricia Ann Trempus of Wendell, Carol Trempus & husband Jack Crompton of Zebulon, brother; Alfred Trempus of Cheswick, beloved family member; Elizabeth Willems & husband Robert, granddaughter; Carmen Zepp, and great grandchildren; William Drake, Elizabeth Drake, & Benjamin Zepp.
A mass of resurrection will be offered 11 am, Monday, St. Eugene Catholic Church with visitation from 9-10:45 am prior to the service. Burial will follow at a later date in Allegheny Highland Memorial Cemetery, Covington, VA.
Flower welcomed or memorials may be made to Cancer Centers of North Carolina.
The family will be at the home 2-4 pm, Sunday