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In Remembrance
Minnie C. Gomez
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Minnie C. GomezMinnie C. Gomez, 93, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 9, 2007 at Gulf Health Care Center in Galveston, Texas.  Funeral services will beheld at 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 34th and Broadway, Galveston with Father Bill Bartniski Celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Galveston, Texas. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2007, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home, 1201 Tremont, Galveston, Texas with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm.

Minnie was born July 7, 1914, in Galveston, Texas to Santiago Compian and Maria  Rodriguez Compian. She lived her entire life in Galveston, where she worked at St. Mary’s Hospital, retiring after many years of dedicated service. She was a very giving person often giving to others before considering herself. Minnie was an active member of the Damas of St. Patrick Church, the Grandmothers Club, Navy Mothers, Senior Citizen’s Club and the Fraternal Order of Eagles of Galveston.

Preceded in death by  her parents and her loving husband, Willie G. Gomez, Sr., Minnie leaves many cherished memories to her 2 sons and wives, William and Maria G. Gomez, Jr. and Cruz and Marlene Mata. She had 9 grand children, William and Sofia Gomez, III, Christopher and Andrea Gomez, Matthew Gomez, Joe and Elisa Mata, Raymond and Estela Mata, Mary Jiminez, Richard Mata, David Mata and Rebekah Mata; many great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many friends.

Pallbearers will be William Gomez, III, Christopher Gomez, Matthew Gomez,  Joe Mata, Raymond Mata and Joe Gomez.

A special thank you and gratitude to Minnie’s niece, Lola Guiterrez for all her help during her stay at home during her illness. Also thanks to Regency Hospice for all their help during Minnie's illness and to Gulf Health Care for all their help during Minnie’s stay there.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Minnie’s name to The Damas of St. Patrick Church or The Altar Society of St. Peter The Apostle Catholic Church in Galveston.




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