Born in Philadelphia, PA, he had been a longtime Ocean City, NJ resident.
He was a Veteran of World War II serving with the United States Navy.
Mr. Shomo was the Owner of J. E. Shomo & Son, a Cold Storage & Insulation Company in Somers Point, for 35 years before his retirement in 1996.
He was a member of Ocean City Lodge #171 F. & A. M. and a longtime member of Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point.
Surviving is a son, Robert J. Shomo and his wife Marcy of Linwood, NJ, and two grandchildren, Evan and Nathan Shomo, both of Linwood. He was predeceased by his wife, Jane A. Shomo, son, Thomas R. Shomo and daughter, Lynn S. Shomo.
His Funeral Service will be offered Saturday morning, Feb. 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at The Godfrey Funeral Home of Palermo, located at 644 South Shore Road, Palermo.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Seaside Cemetery, Palermo.
Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Holy Redeemer Hospice, 1801 North US Highway 9, Swainton, NJ 08210.
For condolences, flowers and information, www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.
-- Submitted by Godfrey Funeral Home