Edwardo GOMM

Edwardo GOMM

Edward Roy Gomm went to his resting place in Abbotsford on March 17, 2015 at the age of 92 due to complications from heart disease. He was born in Cumberland, BC on July 13, 1922 to his parents Edward and Mary Gomm and was the youngest of six children. Roy joined the Canadian Army in 1942 serving with distinction in England, France, Holland and Germany until the end of World War II. After the war he married his English bride Mildred Mary Tachauer, returned to work for Boyles Brothers Diamond Drilling and raised his family in Vancouver. Roy was a consultant and professional accountant. He was President of the CGA and retired as an FCGA Member Emeritus. Roy served his community throughout his life. He was President of the YMCA in Vancouver. In his retirement years he volunteered with CESO in Canada and overseas for the Government of Fiji. He and his wife Grace were active 25 year members of Kiwanis Golden K in Abbotsford. He loved to golf and travelled the world with his wife Grace. Roy Gomm is survived by his son and daughter-in-law David and Judy Gomm and by his daughter and son-in-law Andrea and Nick Fraser, stepson Bill Laidlaw and wife Sue and stepson Brett Laidlaw and wife Mary, four grandsons Todd, Sean, Loyd and Derren and 11 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his son Colin, parents Edward and Mary, his brothers Albert, Norman, Charles and his sisters Harriet and Irene. He is also predeceased by his wives Mildred Mary Gomm and Grace Laidlaw-Gomm. A private celebration of life will be held by his family. Online condolences to the family may be made to:



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