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Obituary: Herbert Daniel Golom, 86

Golom was an active in both Freehold and Howell.

Herbert Daniel Golom, 86, of Howell Township died on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at home. Golom was born in New York and later moved to Freehold. He was a graduate of Freehold High School and enlisted in the US Army/Air Corps in Aug. 18, 1943.

After being discharged, Golom joined his father, Joseph Golom and his brother, David Golom in their plumbing and heating business. Golom was a construction official for Toms River for many years and was a member of the American Legion Post #178 in Howell and Farmingdale. He was also 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.

Golom 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 US 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 at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his 11 a.m. funeral service at the funeral home on Friday, Dec. 7. Interment will follow in St. Rose of Lima Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Golom’s memory may be made to Adelphia Fire Company, PO Box 125, Adelphia, NJ 07710. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.

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