PAWTUCKET- Gomes, Clarisse (Silva), 55, of Thornley St. died suddenly December 6, 2012 at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Alvaro Gomes.
Born in Praia, Cape Verde, a daughter of the late Manuel and Maria (Balla) Silva.
Besides her husband she leaves three children Maria J. Bouchard, John M. Gomes and Alvaro Gomes Junior all of Pawtucket. Two sisters Maria Bouchard of Pawtucket and Belinda Pina of Georgia. Four brothers Jose, John, Paul and Reinaldo Silva all of Pawtucket. Sixteen nieces and nephews and two grandchildren Samantha and Noah Gomes.
She enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren and spending time with them. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11am in Bethany Church of The Nazarene 1275 Pawtucket Ave. Rumford. Calling Hours Tuesday 10-11am in the church. Burial will be in Rumford Cemetery, Rumford. For online condolences please visit