Francisca P. "Frances" Gomez, 80, passed away June 8, 2013, in Alice, Texas.
Frances enjoyed cooking, crocheting, attending parties, traveling and attending church. She was a Lector at St. Joseph Catholic Church for many years, a member of the Catholic Daughters, the Rosary Society, along with multiple church organizations. She was born in Alice, Texas January 6, 1933, to Melecio and Cleotilde Perez.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Melecio and Cleotilde Perez, one daughter, Irasema Molina; one son, Gabriel Gomez; two sisters, Lydia Canales and Obdulia Perez; three brothers, Melecio Perez Jr., Homero Perez and Trinidad Perez.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Eloy Gomez of Alice, Texas; one son, Adviel (Diana) Gomez of Beeville, Texas; four daughters, Imelda (George) Ramirez of Alice, Texas, Alva (Joe) Zambrano of Corpus Christi, Texas, Diana Gomez (Carlos Lopez) of Rockport, Texas and Marisela (Robert) Garcia of Odem, Texas; one sister, Olivia Saenz of San Antonio, Texas; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Rosas Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. that evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Alice Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Gabriel Ramirez, Orlando Ramirez, T.J. Zambrano, Jeremy Esquivel, Jacob Gomez, Jason Esquivel, Michael Gomez, and Ricky Molina.
Funeral arrangements entrusted with Rosas Funeral Home.