Family, friends, officials and colleagues remember Bob Hermes at Father’s Day Fishing Derby, rename event in his honor

June 20, 2023

Mayor Francis ‘Mac’ Womack, First Lady Carol Womack, Council President Rajesh Mehta, former Mayor Paul Matacera, colleagues and friends gathered at Boyd Ponds on Sunday, June 18 in memory of Bob Hermes, known to all as “Mr. Bob”.

The Annual Township Fishing Derby had an official resolution read by Mayor Womack to rename the Fishing Derby as the Bob Hermes Father’s Day Fishing Derby. Director of Parks, Recreation & Community Services Lou Ann Benson shared Bob’s initiative of creating the event decades ago, his love for fishing and sharing his passion with participants.

Bob’s wife, Cathy and sons Robbie and Darren Hermes were in attendance.

Please click on the link below for the event photo gallery.