He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Evelyn “Sally” Golomboski.
He was a retired carpenter-millwright and was one of a kind. He started working on the family farm at age 6 and left home at the age of 16. He worked at the family milk business and at Wesel Manufacturing, Carpenters and Joiners Union Local 261. He enjoyed dial indicating as a millwright at the Charmin plant in Mehoopany.
Herb was in the Army Paratroopers 11th Airborne in Korea in 1953. His parachute never opened during a nighttime mass jump, he fell 1,250 feet, injuring his back.
He was an inventor of sorts, ahead of his time in the 1970’s. He made solar heaters out of salvaged parts that are still in use today.
Surviving are a daughter, Kathy Arnold, Kansas; a son, Jeffrey, Clifford Twp.; two sisters, Jeanie Wells and Betty Lopatofsky; two brothers, Kenneth and Raymond; and a grandson, Geoff, Texas.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 8 p.m. in the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson, with services by the Rev. Margaret M. McCarty.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until service time