Josephine C. Gomez

March 19, 1928January 19, 2023
Obituary of Josephine C. Gomez
Surrounded by family, Josephine C. Gomez went peacefully to our Lord on January 19, 2023. Born to Jose and Elena Contreras in San Antonio, TX, on March 19,1928, she passed away two months shy of her 95th birthday. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Victoriano B. Gomez, and brother, Frank S. Contreras. She is survived by her sisters Mary Helen Saldivar and Dolores Mosauer; children Irene Jimenez (Richard), Rose Mary Ramirez, David J. Gomez (Olga), Victor R. Gomez (Celina), Edward A. Gomez, Jerald J. Gomez (Emma); grandchildren Denise, Leslie, Ramiro Jr., Jose, Daniel, Samuel, Andrew, Victor Jr., Michael, Anthony, Melissa, Steven, Jerald II, Ariana; great grandchildren Jesse, Gia, Giselle, William, Josephine, Ramiro III, Ashley, Roslyn, Tony, Ethan, Max, Valerie, Idris, Aziza, Ayla, Victor III, Justin, Haylie, Kaylee, Rylee, Chloe; great great grandchildren Avery, Emelyn, Tony, Jaciel. During her lifetime, she was a strong and devoted mother and a loving matriarch to a large and close knit family. She left us with many fond memories. First, and foremost, Mom loved her family. No one was immune to her compassionate and forgiving approach to keeping the family bond intact and showing us the true meaning of unconditional love. She was also a wonderful cook and baker. Honing her skills as a young girl, she provided her children with delicious meals, whether from her own kitchen at home or over a campfire while on family camping trips. But, baking was her forte, either for a family event or a special request. Her handwritten recipes bring to mind many fond memories of beautiful birthday and wedding creations, especially of her unmatched fluffy white frosting. Josephine also loved to travel. As a young couple, she and Victoriano would hit the road with her brother, Frank, and sister-in-law, Andrea, to visit popular U.S. sites and many casinos along the way. Other travels included a tour of Italy and an Alaskan cruise. She continued with a gambling itch with her own family, as she enjoyed many trips with us to Las Vegas, Coushatta and Eagle Pass. Music and dancing were also at the heart of her personality and charm. She loved the sight and sound of mariachis as they played her favorite songs, especially while enjoying a meal at her favorite restaurant, Don Pedro’s. And nothing made her happier than being escorted to the dance floor by one of her sons or daughters, for a polka or cumbia. Again, family was her life. And through her example and commitment, she has made it ours, as well. She will be truly missed, but not at all forgotten by anyone who was touched by her

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Monday, February 06, 2023


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Monday, February 06, 2023

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Tuesday, February 07, 2023

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