Elizabeth J. Gomon, 79, 08/24/2008

OSWEGO, NY – Elizabeth J. Gomon, 79, a resident of 33 Turrill St., died on Aug. 24, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a brief illness.

Born in Oswego, she was the daughter the late Frank and Clara (Koska) Goodside.

She attended Oswego schools and was a graduate of Oswego High School.

Mrs. Gomon was a homemaker, but later in life had been employed with Loretto Heights for more than 15 years.

She was a member of the American Legion and for many years enjoyed collecting dolls and knickknacks.

Surviving are her husband of 19 years, William “Bud” Gomon; three sons, David (Wendy) Ballard and Thomas (Chris) Ballard both of Oswego and William (Linda) Ballard of Missouri; a daughter, Elizabeth (Terry Burnett) Ballard of Oswego; two stepdaughters, Sylvia Smith of Oswego and Grace Pritchard of South Carolina; two stepsons, James Gomon of Arizona and Robert Gomon of Oswego; a sister, Patricia (John) Ronco of New Jersey; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Myron O, Ballard; her son, Myron F. Ballard; three sisters, Frances Case, Margaret Batchelor and Alice Forbes; a brother, Kenneth Goodside; and a stepdaughter, Bertha Hansen.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. from St. Mary’s Church.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

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