Victor Lomakin, age 88, died peacefully at home in the house he built 57 years ago in Warren, NJ, on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. He was born on January 16, 1934 to Paul and Mary Lomakin in Orange City, NJ. He was a longtime resident of Warren Township since 1965.
He graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor’s degree and was a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.
Victor was a Physical Education teacher for many years at the South Orange-Maplewood School District and taught at Columbia High School until his retirement in 1994. He greatly enjoyed coaching tennis and wrestling.
As an avid fisherman, he had a great passion for saltwater fishing. Victor also loved being a snowbird, and would spend all of his winters at Fort Myers, Florida. He also looked forward to family gatherings and especially enjoyed cooking for all of his kids.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mary Lomakin; and his three siblings: Paul Lomakin, Marian Liwonchuk, and Richard Lomakin.
He is survived by his wife, Rea K. Lomakin, who he was happily married to for the past 63 years; his six children: Janice Dube, Kathy Gallagher, Doris Lomakin, Nancy Saccente, Douglas Lomakin, and Eric Lomakin; and two grandchildren: Thomas Saccente and Ryan Miller.
Interment at Somerset Hills Memorial Park will be private.