Herbert Joseph Gomez Sr.

July 25, 1918July 28, 2013
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Herbert Joseph Gomez Sr., a native of a Donaldsonville and a resident of Greenwell Springs, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at the age of 95. He was a US Army WWII veteran- construction of the Alaskan Highway, a member of the Red Ball Express 3rd phase at Omaha Beach, and a DDay veteran. Herbert was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Exxon Piney Woods Annuitant Club where he was retired as a Riverboat Engineer. He was a loving father, brother and grandfather who will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by seven children, Herbert Gomez Jr. and wife Sherry, Brenda McGovern, Debby Gomez, David Gomez Sr. and wife Lynne, Jeff Gomez and wife Kim, Lili Gomez, and Gay Wilson and husband Randall; two brothers, Raymond Gomez and Gerald Bercegeay; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Monson Gomez; parents, Lily and Adam Gomez; and son, Robert "Bobby" Gomez. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 5pm until 8 pm and resume on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church from 9:30 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Interment will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Scott McGovern, Chad McGovern, David Gomez Jr., Christopher Gomez, Jonathan Menck, and Adam Taylor. Please visit to leave condolences for the family.


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 31, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, August 1, 2013
  • Mass Of Christian Burial Thursday, August 1, 2013

Herbert Joseph Gomez Sr.

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August 2, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Donna and Ricky Harris

Karen Aulds

August 1, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Lisa Granier-Welch

July 31, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss he was a good friend to my dad

Tony De Marco

July 31, 2013


So sorry to hear of your fathers passing. I know the void you feel. I lost my Dad at 20 years of age and still miss him. Tony De Marco

July 31, 2013

Herb, The RE/MAX First family is so very sorry about your loss. I see that your Dad was a strong man and I know he was very special to your large family.
May you remember the good times that was spent with him.
Wynona Squires

July 31, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all Herb.We know you will miss him.If we can help in any way, please let us know.
Sid and Suzi Gautreaux

July 30, 2013

Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time, Herb. What a full and wonderful life your father had. - Randy & Eileen Anderson

July 30, 2013

Herb, we are so sorry for your loss. Your Father sounds like a wonderful person and we know that you will miss him. We pray for peace and comfort for you and your loved and in the days ahead.

Your friends, Darrell & Iris Davis

Linda Caldwell

July 30, 2013

Sorry for your loss.
Praying for your family.

Sharon Hebert

July 30, 2013

Herb and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers to all of you.