Eric Henry Doremus (’83)

Eric Henry Doremus, age 64, entered into rest on June 30, 2020 in the comfort of his own home. He was born on August 23, 1955 in Wichita Falls, Texas, to his loving parents Eugene Henry Doremus and Rose Ann Doremus. He grew up with his siblings, Jean and Glenn, and had many adventures along the way. He was an active child, he was in the Boy Scouts growing up and loved camping and the outdoors. In his youth he and his family travelled frequently, and later on in high school he joined the Canoe Club and raced the Thistle sailboat with his father. He also picked up some musical skills by playing the guitar and French horn in high school. In December of 1991, Eric married Mrs. Luisa Doremus, and together they raised a beautiful family. One of his biggest accomplishments was graduating from the University of Houston with a B.S. in Business, and later on earned his CPA to work as an accountant. Throughout his life, Eric had many interests. He was athletic, enjoyed sports, and loved snow skiing with his brother. He loved to travel and continued to do so even after his children came along, creating family adventures that are treasured to this day by his children. As his children got older, Eric took them on road trips out west to camp. The most common place we travelled to was Zion National Park, however the family took road trips to many National and State Parks in California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. The family also travelled down to Mustang Island and Corpus Christi often. On all of the trips they took and among all of the destinations he wanted to visit, he would explain the historical reasons and meanings behind the locations. His last trip was on the Summer solstice to the Poverty Point World Heritage Site Indian Mounds. Eric was always behind a camera and constantly taking pictures. He loved learning about history, talking about politics, and exploring Astronomy he would even point out different constellations as he saw them. He loved making jokes, loved to laugh, and he liked to tease his wife about being too serious. He was a very kind, talkative man who was incredibly friendly and made friends anywhere he went. Through all of his achievements, he considered his biggest one being a wonderful father. Eric is survived by his wife, Luisa Doremus; children, Gabriela Doremus and Erica Doremus; parents, Eugene Henry Doremus and Rose Ann Doremus; siblings, Jean Edwards, and Glenn Doremus; nieces and nephews, Caren Bennett and Eddy Bennett; friends, John Loewy, Quinton Lau, Annette Zinn, and Miles. A memorial service will be held in Eric’s honor on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. inside the Chapel of Calvary Hill Funeral Home, 21723 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble Texas 77338. For those unable to attend in person, a livestream will be hosted via the Calvary Hill Funeral Home Facebook page.

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