Remigio "Frank" Gomez Velez
Remigio “Frank” Gomez Velez, 85, of Eagle, passed away Nov. 19, 2008.
Remigio was born March 23, 1923, to Secundino Vera Velez and Librada Gomez Hernandez in San Fernando Tamaulipas en la Colonia Paso Real, Mexico.
Remigio married Maria Elva Rodriguez Aug. 24, 1946, in Eagle.
Always a hard worker, Remigio mastered the trades of carpentry, mechanics, ranching, mining, farming and lumberjacking.
Remigio is survived by sons Ernesto (Nelda) Velez, Eleno (Vicki) Velez, Frank (Marcie) Velez, Raul Velez, Salvador (Reyna) Vasquez, Remigio Jr. (Carmen) Velez ; daughters Maria Elena Velez, Susana (Bill) Weldon, Adelmira (Frank) Martinez, Lucila (Willie) Favors, MaryJane Velez, Mana Elva Velez, Maria Christinia (Marty) Cooper, Rose Marie Velez, Librada Velez; grandchildren and great-grandchildren Sheila (Eric), Sabrina, Savanna, Leisha (Martin), Kylie, Keane, Nikki, Ezra (Megan), Bessie (Ian), Christopher, DeLori, Tina, SueAnn, Elijah, Jesus, Ernesto, Rachel, Enrique, Bianca, Dean, Wade, T’Errance, Eli, Chelsea, Marcy, Maria, Lorelia. Mercedez, Maryrose (Noe), Jane, Noe, Noelia, Kietra, Remigio, Sophia, Bianca, Joey, Joel, Aleisha, Alexis, Rodney, David, Vanessa, Jessica, Gabriel, Yolanda, Daniel, Monique, Magdalena, Miguel, Daniel, Salvador and Luis Carlos.
Remigio was preceded in death by his wife; sons Daniel and Migel; daughters Margarita and Maria Elena; brothers Jose Maria, Juan Thomas, Margarito, and Secundino; sisters Cimona, Felicitas, Francisca and Isabel.
A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, followed with a memorial service at 6 p.m.
A full mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Eagle, followed with a burial at Sunset View Cemetery in Eagle.
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