Nancy Eleanor Gomes, 88, passed away in her home with her family by her side on April 14, 2021.
Nancy was born June 17, 1932, in San Jose, California. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in San Jose, California.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents Dallas and Eleanor Pharris, and her siblings, Arlene Strong, Wilma Luiz, and Orville Pharris.
Nancy was a wonderful wife, mother, friend, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother. Nancy enjoyed gardening and had wonderful flowers around her home. Nancy was also quite the artist. She enjoyed sewing and made lots of doll clothes for her daughters’ dolls when they were younger. She was a wonderful homemaker and fabulous cook, hosting many family dinners in her home.
Nancy is survived by her husband of 67 years, Louis Gomes, her children Melody (Edward) Lipnicki, Joyce (Michael) Hughes and Christopher (Samantha) Gomes, her grandchildren, Cynthia, Christina, and David Lipnicki, Whitney (Andrew) Denning, Mathias (Gabriella) Hughes, and Jessica Gomes. Her great-grandchildren Ryan Lipnicki, Gage Brown, Madison Wells, Jordan Lipnicki, Alessandra Denning, Eleanor Hughes, Melinda Lipnicki, David Lipnicki, and her great grandson Roman Lipnicki. Also, there are many nieces and nephews.
There will be a rosary at The Gardens Funeral Home on April 22, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. and funeral services on April 23, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Gardens Funeral Home with interment at the Churchill County Cemetery following.
The family would like to thank all the caregivers that took care of Nancy, Barbara, Lana, Margaret, Juanita, Joy, Lesley, and Orlanda. Also, special thanks goes to Infinity Hospice for taking such good care of her.