OBITUARY

Carmen Lydia Gomez

April 21, 1934November 24, 2018

Carmen Lydia Gomez, 84, returned to her heavenly home on November 24, 2018. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her last days and ultimately gave her peace. Carmen was blessed with a large and loving family. She married her best friend Jose Jesus Gomez, in Puerto Rico. Carmen raised her five children with patience, discipline and humility. She loved to cook and share her food. Everyone always loved her rice and beans. From the very beginning, she dedicated her children to God and encouraged them to explore the beauty of the gospels. Carmen was a homemaker at heart. She was kind and soft-spoken, and always loved to cook and give from her heart, She is dearly missed by her loved ones, who celebrate the fact that she is at peace with her creator. Carmen is survived by her sons Jesus (Mary) Gomez, David (Jeanie) Gomez, daughters Lydia (Mike) Bouvat, Lisa (Robbie) Ackerman; her grandchildren Evie (Brian) Kevish, Erica (Clay) Maxwell, Mike (Megan) Bouvat, Joshua (April) Gomez, Joseph Gomez, Jeremy Gomez, Adriana Simpkins, Mitchell Ackerman and Griffin Gomez. She is preceded in death by her husband Jose Jesus, son Saul and Grandson Roberto (Jason). Carmen will have a Celebration of Life Service at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home and Reverend James Williams will officiate the service. The family gratefully accepts flowers and donations, but prayers, condolences and memories are gladly accepted as well.

  • FAMILY

  • Carmen Lydia Gomez, 84, returned to her heavenly home on November 24, 2018. Carmen was blessed with a large and loving family. She married her best friend Jose Jesus Gomez, in Puerto Rico. Carmen raised her five children with patience, discipline and humility. Carmen is survived by her sons Jesus (Mary) Gomez, David (Jeanie) Gomez, daughters Lydia (Mike) Bouvat, Lisa (Robbie) Ackerman; her grandchildren Evie (Brian) Kevish, Erica (Clay) Maxwell, Mike (Megan) Bouvat, Joshua (April) Gomez, Joseph Gomez, Jeremy Gomez, Adriana Simpkins, Mitchell Ackerman and Griffin Gomez. She is preceded in death by her husband Jose Jesus, son Saul and Grandson Roberto (Jason).

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, November 30, 2018
REMEMBERING

Carmen Lydia Gomez

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Diana Espinoza Newell

November 30, 2018

We were sad to hear of your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. The memories of our families riding the bus to First Baptist Church in Hammond so long ago flowed through our minds as we remembered your family. They were fond memories. We just wanted to take this time to extend our condolences.

Sincerely,
The Espinoza Family

Cynthia Turner

November 27, 2018

Prayers for the family . I’m praying for comfort understanding and strength . I didn’t know her personally but I truly believe she was an Angel because her son Jesus always spoke very highly of her . I know she will be missed . RIP Mrs Gomez

Mike and Debbie Fryzel

November 27, 2018

Our condolences go out to the Gomez family. We didn’t know your mom very well, but you shared stories with us. God received another angel and we pray you will find comfort, and strength during this most difficult time.

Summer Ross

November 27, 2018

Sending many prayers to the family.
Summer, Drae, & LeeEllen

Regina Noe

November 27, 2018

Prayers for the whole family. The Thanksgivings I was able to be around her are full of laughter and good memories. Strong love for her family and she would tell it like it was. She will be deeply missed but we all will forever have wonderful stories and memories of her. Love all my Gomez family and you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Stephanie and Carter Tranum

November 27, 2018

My condolences to Joe, Ms Mary, Erica and the rest of the family. I know having her in your home the past several months has created a lot of memories. It is never easy to loose someone close. I pray for strength and understanding in the coming days. Love you all.

Tom Montague

November 26, 2018

Sis. Gomez was a wonderful Christian lady who was so devoted to her family and friends. I so enjoyed the times we spent with her and bro. Gomez, especially in their homes. And I will always remember those plates of “rice and beans”. What a meal! Thank you for all you did for so many.

William and vicky Ortiz

November 26, 2018

My condolence to the family ... tia Lydia was a very special kind and loving person .. I know she will be greatly missed by many .....RIP tia you have earned your wings to be an angel in heaven ....

Olga Berrios

November 26, 2018

She was the best Aunt ever if you were upset she would always make you laugh and she was the kindest and loving person and she was my aunt and she was a fighter nothing could keep her down. I loved her with my heart I will miss her and know she is in heaven with my uncle Jose her husband and all of her family she's in peace now I LOVE YOU TIA LYDIA.

Crissy Hill

November 26, 2018

So sad that she is gone, but I know she is in a better place with Papi! Love you all!!