Thomas Goss Herrick
THOMAS G. HERRICK, of Chesterland, an income tax consultant and Financial Advisor for 50 years in Solon, later in Chesterland, died peacefully on May 24. Born into a diplomatic and medical family, he leaves behind his beloved wife of 70 years, Dorothy (nee Rhoades); and cherished children Pamela (Dewey) Thomas, Wendy (Paul) Nye, Thomas G. Jr., and William; devoted grandchildren Helene and Shannon Herrick, Peter H. (Jaimie) Nye, Jeffrey M. (Dr. Abigail) Nye, and Kevin P. (Jenna) Nye; loving great grandfather of Allison, Iris, and Delilah Nye and “surrogate father to Katie, Margaret, Kathie, Donna, Chrissy, Helga, Judy, Dani, Gordon, and Duvy. He proudly served in Army Air Corps during WWII, was a member of the Sons of the Revolution, The Mayflower Descendants, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity (Adelbert College of Western Reserve, Class of 1948), an honorary member of Solon Historical Society, and the Chesterland Historical Foundation. Family will greet friends from 2-5 PM on Saturday June 4, at Steinbauer Funeral Home, 33375 Bainbridge Rd., Solon. If desired, memorials may be made to his favorite charity, The Geauga County Dog Warden, 12513 Merritt Rd., Chardon, Ohio 44024.