PAWTUCKET - Joaquim Gomes, 84, passed away Thursday at Home & Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence after an illness. He was the husband of the late Maria "Julia" Gomes.
He was born Guarda, Portugal and migrated to the US 41 years ago. He had been employed at Slater Dye Works for more than 30 years.
He leaves a daughter, Maria Barbosa of Pawtucket, 2 sons, Manuel Gomes of Pawtucket and Antonio Gomes of No. Providence and 6 Grandchildren. He was the father of the late Joseph Gomes.
His Funeral will be held Tuesday at 9am from the Charles Coelho Funeral Home, 151 Cross St. Central Falls with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, Pine St.Pawtucket at 10am. Visitation, Monday, 6 until 8 pm. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket. Condolences, ww.coelhofuneralhome.net.