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Melvin Phillip Gomes
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Birth: May 17, 1922
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 2004
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County
California, USA


Services will be held on Thursday for Melvin P. Gomes who passed away on Friday, June 25, 2004 at his home in Santa Cruz. He was 82 years old. A resident of Santa Cruz for 24 years, he was born on May 17, 1922 in Bradley, California. He was a decorated Veteran of the Second World War serving in the United States Army. He worked in the Title Insurance business for 55 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and the Rotary Club. Melvin enjoyed traveling, fine wines and spending time with friends. He also enjoyed golfing telling the stories of each of the four hole-in-ones that he accomplished. He was a great boss and a wonderful Father.

He is survived by his children, Don Gomes and his wife Susan of Santa Cruz, Susan Fiddler and her husband Greg of San Jose and Scott Gomes and his wife Toni of Penn Valley, California; his grandchildren, Kori Parendo of San Jose, Matt Gomes of Santa Cruz, Christopher Gomes of Lucerne, California, Jordan Gomes and Mitch Gomes both of Penn Valley, California. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren, Hannah, Andrew and Lauren Parendo.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at Oakwood Memorial Park (3301 Paul Sweet Road, Santa Cruz).

Donations may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Benito & Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel (1050 Cayuga St. Santa Cruz).

(Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 30, 2004)

Note: Birthplace in this obituary is incorrect. 
Family links: 
  Manuel W. Gomes (1888 - 1972)
  Delphine Margaret Lopes Gomes (1892 - 1986)
  Betty A. Plessinger Gomes (1923 - 1985)*
  Robert Melvin Gomes (1946 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Memorial Park
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County
California, USA
Created by: Shannon
Record added: Apr 01, 2012
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Melvin Phillip Gomes
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Please contact me if you are related to Melvin or if you have additional information or photos of him or his family. May he rest in peace!
- Shannon
 Added: Apr. 1, 2012

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