Herbert Daniel Golom
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AGE: 86 • Howell
Herbert Daniel Golom, 86, of Howell Township, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at home. Herbert was born in New York and moved to Freehold. He was a graduate of Freehold High School and enlisted in the U.S. Army/Air Corps in Aug. 18, 1943. After being discharged, he joined his father, Joseph Golom and his brother, David Golom in their plumbing & heating business. Herbert was a construction official for Toms River for many years. He was a member of the American Legion Post #178 in Howell and Farmingdale and was a member of the Adelphia Fire Company for 59 years. Herbert was also a faithful member of the Elks for many years. His enjoyment was bowling, fishing, hunting, skiing and golfing.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Ingrid Golom; two sons, Herbert Daniel Golom Jr. of Farmingdale, and Robert Golom and his wife, Lorrie of Wall; his grandson, JTJG Ryan Golom of the U.S. Navy and his wife, Hanna; a brother, David S. Golom of Howell; plus assorted nephews & nieces in the area. He will be missed but not forgotten.
Visiting will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at the funeral home. Interment to follow in St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, 299 Freehold Englishtown Road, Freehold. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Herbert's memory may be made to Adelphia Fire Company, P.O. Box 125, Adelphia, NJ 07710. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 5, 2012