Mary Louise Gomes

Gomes picMay 1919 ~ Jan. 2014

Mary was born to John and Sarah Barresi in Honolulu, Hawaii and passed away at the age of 94 in Turlock, California. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, knitting, gambling, doing puzzle books and crafts. Of all her interests, she most treasured the time spent with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children Sandy (Howard) Herin, Rose (Larry) Pearson, Thomas (Rachel) Gomes and Gilbert Gomes (Claudia LaRue); siblings Laura Walton and John Barresi, Jr.; ten grandchildren; twenty three great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Mary was preceded in death by her parents Sarah and Charles Parsons and John and Irene Barresi; husband Manuel Gomes; and sisters Lucy and Marjorie.

Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children Hospital. Viewing will be held at Allen Mortuary on Sunday, February 2, 2014 from 10:00a.m.-7:00p.m. with rosary following at 7:00p.m. Graveside service will be at Turlock Memorial Park on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 11:00a.m.


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