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|Kenneth A. Homon|
Service: January 27, 2020 (Monday) at 11:00 AM
Location: St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
Kenneth A. Homon, 79, of Derwood, MD, passed away on December 25, 2019. Born
April I, 1940 in Chicopee, MA, he was the son of Albert Homon and Annette Homon.
He leaves behind Barbara Homon, his beloved wife of 54 years, his three sons, John Homon of Frederick MD, Paul Homon of Olney, MD and Michael Homon of Fort Lauderdale, FL, their wives , Colleen, Christine and Erika Homon and four grandsons, Tyler, Nathan, Christopher and Timothy Homon. He also leaves behind his sister, Carol Homon of Winsted, CT and his deceased brother Thomas’ wife, Carol Benham Homon of Dublin, OH.
In his formative years, Ken was an avid tennis player. He graduated from Bristol High School in CT and was a member of The National Honor Society. While attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute in MA, Ken was a member of the ATO Fraternity and a top player on the college tennis team. He graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1962 and later earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Hofstra University in 1966. Ken spent his working career primarily in the telecommunication industry working for IBM, Satellite Business Systems (SBS), Comsat, and Mobile Tele System (MTI) and later founded his own company, ADCI of Delaware with his wife, Barbara, in the mid 1990’s. Ken was highly respected in the mobile satellite industry developing satellite technology used by the U.S. military and commercial customers world-wide. The satellite technology deployed in the Gulf War used to support military and commercial end users is one of the proudest achievements in his career. His work in the satellite industry was more than just a career for this was a true passion of his and he served it as such.
Ken also had a love for sports where he enjoyed coaching his sons and grandsons in baseball, tennis and skiing. Soccer was also high on his list. Some of his favorite moments were skiing the mountains of West VA or playing golf with friends, sons and grandsons on numerous golf courses locally or in Myrtle Beach, SC. He was an active member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church where he had served on the Finance Committee, was a Eucharistic Minister and participated in numerous functions wherever there was a need. Despite his passion for work, Ken’s faith and family were what he held as the most important things in his life.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 27, 2020 at St Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 11701 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
In Lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to JSSA Hospice, 6123 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852
Att: Hospice Director
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