LAWTON, Okla. – Clifford Arlen Gomm, born Oct. 24, 1960, to Mildred B. (Harnden) Gomm and Alfred S. Gomm Jr., went home to be with our Heavenly Father, Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sept. 29, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.
Cliff gave his unconditional love to his wife, Sheryl, and sons, Jonathan Gomm, Chad and Timothy Cunningham. Cliff was all about family and loved them dearly. A man of many talents, he loved his God and Savior, loved his family, enjoyed singing and writing music, gardening, camping, building things with his hands and playing cards with family and friends.
Cliff is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Sheryl Ann Fabbri of Lawton, Okla.; beloved sons, Jonathan S. Gomm of Morganton, N.C., Chad A. Cunningham and Timothy J. Cunningham of Lawton, Okla.; granddaughters, Sommer Nichole Cunningham and Kendle Elisabeth Cunningham of Lawton, Okla.; and mother-in-law, Edith E. Moretz of Lawton, Okla. He is also survived by his loving siblings; brothers, Darryl C. Parker and wife, Linda, of Winterport, Scott H. Harnden and wife, Patty, of Hermon, Steven A. Gomm and wife, Kathy, of Orrington, and James C. Gomm and wife, Bonnie, of Newburg; sisters, Kathi I. (Parker) Morrissey of Waller, Texas, Barbara J. (Gomm) LeClair and husband, David, of Bangor, SueEllen M. (Parker) Dority and husband, Elwyn, of Bangor, Tammy J. (Gomm) Bailey and husband, Craig, of Clearwater, Fla., and Minya L. (Gomm) Lynch and husband, James of Milford; brother-in-law, Clarence Daigle of Milford; sister-in-law, Mary Parker of Bangor; and many nieces and nephews.
Cliff was predeceased by his parents, Mildred B. and Alfred Gomm Jr.; brother, Jay T. Parker; sisters, LeeAnn (Parker) Daigle and Debra A. (Parker) Donelan; niece, Amy C. Parker; nephews, Frederick H. Parker and Joshua N. Zowghi; and great-nephew, Caleb Shoopman. Cliff donated his body to science in hopes of benefiting others! A celebration of his life will be held 6 p.m. and through the evening Saturday, Oct. 19, at Bangor Community Center, on Davis Road. We will have a potluck supper and play poker in memory of some of his favorite things!