Lillian Gomez of Ely, Nevada, passed away March 2, 2019 in Ely. She was born June 29, 1926 in Las Vegas, New Mexico to Estipula and Inez Cordova.
Lillian married Isidro Gomez on October 6, 1951 in Las Vegas, New Mexico. After moving to Ely, she worked a few years for the White Pine County Library. Lillian was a devoted member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Young Lady Institute, the Our Lady of the Snows and the Alter Society. Lillian also volunteered for the Sacred Heart Catholic School. Along with shopping, Lillian enjoyed gardening and had some plants that were very dear to her. Lillian was a good cook and made sure to feed everyone who came into her home.
Lillian is survived by her husband, Isidro “Sid” Gomez of Ely, NV; children: Lillian (Joseph) Marich of Ruth, NV, Ventura “Bennie” (Michael) Roper of Sparks, NV, Isidro Paul “Sidy” (Candie) Gomez of Spring Creek, NV; grandchildren: Jennifer (Dave) Hall, Samuel (Melissa) Marich, Heather (Dave) Wagner, Melani (Alex) Faust, Shannon Flynn, and Kerri (Josh) Winebarger; step grandchildren: Brock (Nanta) Gutierrez and Tammie (Rosco) Hamilton; twenty-one great grandchildren; two sisters, three brothers and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by a child, Eugene Gomez and seven siblings.
The Recitation of the Rosary is scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Ely, NV. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 8th at 10:00 A.M. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Ely City Cemetery.