Beatrice M. Gomane, 91, of Whiting, passed away at home on Thursday, January 24, 2019.
She is predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Lanky, and her sister, Irene Wilson. Bea is survived by her sister, Lois Hanson and brother, Warren Taylor and wife, Elaine. She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Pukala and husband, Joe; her daughter, Sandy Heisler and husband, John; and her son, Bill Gomane and wife, Mary. Bea had 6 grandchildren, Pam Stauder and husband, Mike, Joey Pukala, Jake Heisler and wife, Karen, Emily Heisler and fiancé, Rob, Erik Gomane and wife, Kate, and Matt Gomane. Bea also had 5 beloved great-grandchildren, Amy, Maddie, Emma, Cole and Abby.
Bea worked hard all of her life to give her children a better life. She was a bookkeeper and accounts manager for Acme Markets, Gesipa, and Lanky's and her business Chemical Fire and Safety. Bea strongly believed in community service and did so through her churches, Trinity Lutheran Church, Holy Redeemer and Christ Lutheran Church. She also served others through the American Legion of which she was President of the American Legion Auxiliary. After retirement she continued to help others as an in-home care provider. Bea will be missed by all of her family and friends.
Funeral services will begin on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 11:30 am at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.
Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Hamilton, NJ.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home.
All attending Bea’s funeral are invited to attend a luncheon at Tessara’s Restaurant with the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bea’s memory to a charity of the donor’s choice.