Ben Gomez


Ben Gomez, 93, of Cordillera, a World War II veteran, passed away on July 22, 2007. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Mary Gomez; daughter, Lorraine Gomez; son, George Gomez, Sr.; parents, Demetrio and Carlota Gomez; brother and sisters, Anita Gomez, Candido Gomez, Pauline Gomez, Domitila Martinez, and Mary Nerren; and one grandson, Max Gomez. He is survived by one sister, Soveida Vargas; his daughters, Bennie M. McJunkins (Ray) of Cordillera, Frances Wilson (Karl) of Chicago, IL; Jane Nichols (Tony) of Lebanon, Missouri; and son, Robert L. Gomez, Sr. (Alta) of Fishersville, VA. He is also survived by grandchildren, Kerry L. McJunkins (Heidi), Michael J. McJunkins (Renee); Robert L. Gomez, Jr. (Janet); Dennis Gomez (Erin); Victoria Mininger (Brian); Brandon Wilson, Dakota and Sawyer Nichols; Tessie Gomez Prudencio; George Gomez, Jr.; Benny and Marvin Gomez; step-grandchildren, Alodia Wilson Woods and David Wilson; great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends.

Funeral service and interment will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at 11 AM at Los Cordovas Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Building Fund, Valley Bible Baptist Church, 56 Arroyo Seco Circle, Espanola, NM 87532.

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Name Ben Gomez
Date of Death July 22nd, 2007


Funeral Home Rivera Family Funeral Home - Taos
Address 818 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
United States


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