Gomola, Kenneth John


Kenneth John Gomola age 64, a current resident of Palmyra, Virginia was called home by the Lord on May 13th, 2022.  Ken was born on April 22, 1958 in Iselin, New Jersey to Joseph and Margaret (Salko). He is predeceased by his parents, his wife (Anne Gomola) and his sister, Karen Gomola. Ken graduated from Colonia High School in 1976.  He later graduated from Devry Technical Institute with a degree in electrical engineering.  He worked for IBM in Fishkill, New York until moving to Palmyra, Virginia in 2010 to continue with a career as a service technician for Branch Serve Corporations until his retirement in 2021.  On June 26,1981 he married his soul mate and the love of his life, Anne (Garitta) Gomola.  Together they had four beautiful children, Melissa (Gomola) Klein, Maggie Gomola, Joseph Gomola and his wife Jasmyn, MaryJane (Gomola) Vandyke, and her husband Jesse, five grandchildren, Kenny, Katie, Gabriella, Gracie, and Gloria, and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family members.  He is also survived by a brother, Steven Gomola and wife Diane (Check) Gomola. Ken was a devoted husband, father, and provider. He was a man who could fix anything, build anything, and had the tools to do it. He was wholeheartedly devoted to instilling these virtues, as well as love for Jesus into his children. His faith was strong and he shared his love for Jesus through music as a member of the worship team at Calvary Chapel and bass guitarist with Christian Rock band, Crimson Current. Ken always had a young spirit. He was always the life of the party, kept everyone laughing through the toughest times, and enjoyed every second of life. A memorial service celebrating Ken’s life will be conducted at 3:00 pm, Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Calvary Chapel Fluvanna by Nathaniel Kidd.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Calvary Chapel.  Funeral services are in the care of Sheridan Funeral Home, Kents Store, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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