In Memory of John R. Golomb
November 29, 2016
John R. Golomb of Ocean View, DE, formerly of Wall, NJ, passed away on November 29, 2016 in Delmar, MD. He was born in Plainfield, NJ, on December 25, 1939 to John Golomb and Julia (Bazan) Golomb.
He graduated from Manasquan High School in 1957 and served in the US Air Force from 1957 to 1961 as a Jet Engine Technician. Following his service to the country, he joined the family business, Hidden Brook Grinding and Machine Company in Wall, NJ. He continued his career as a machinist with Montrose Industries, Lakewood, NJ, and Armstrong and Sons, Manasquan, NJ. He was a gifted machinist who could make or fix anything. While working full time, he raised four children with his wife, Theresa. He was the best friend, father, and friend.
He enjoyed his life-long hobby of building and flying model aircraft. He was a member and past president of Jersey Coast Radio Control Club. Upon retiring and moving to Delaware in 2002, he joined the Lewes Radio Control Club. He was a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA #7584).
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Evelyn Golomb and Geraldine Peterson. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 ½ years, Theresa (Wysocki) Golomb and four children: John R. Golomb, Jr., of Howell, NJ; Kenneth C. Golomb of Middletown, NJ; Nancy A. Golomb of Corning, NY; and Diane T. Levi and her husband Marcel and daughter Lillian of Houston, TX. He is also survived by his brother-in-law John Peterson of New London, NH.