Marguerite Frances Gomes

Marguerite Frances Gomes

Marguerite Frances Gomes passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2011, at St. Louise Hospital in Gilroy, CA.

She was surrounded by her family and loved ones. Marguerite Gomes was born on March 31, 1922, in Gilroy, CA.

She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph F. Gomes and her daughter, Linda G. Watts. She is survived by her son, Robert F. Gomes and step-daughter Lillian M. Hill. Grandchildren Joseph L. Keller, Marguerite M. Murphy, and Jessica L. Gomes. Step-grandchildren Ernie J. Hill, Roxie M. Rasmussen, and Joseph L. Hill. Brother, Albert Silva and long-time friend Sue Serafin. Also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Marguerite loved her family, friends and the community.

She was a long time member of Women in Touch II. She also sponsored many baseball and softball teams in the community throughout the years. In her youth she enjoyed painting ceramics, bowling, playing cards and going to the movies. She was full of life and she touched everyone she knew.

Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, January 10, 2011, with the Rosary following at 6:30 P.M., both at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy. The funeral will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at 11:30 A.M.

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