A Mass of Christian burial for Ramona G. Gomez, of Grandi Road, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Our Lady of Grace Church, 301 S. Fourth St., Loving. Father Valentine Jankowski OFM. Conv., will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in the Lov-ing Cemetery. Prayer vigil will be at 7 p.m. today (May 29) at West Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at West Fu-neral Home. Services are entrusted to West Funeral Home. Condo-lences may be expressed at westfuneralhomellc.com
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Ramona passed away Saturday, May 26, 2012. She was born Nov. 12, 1936, in Presidio, Texas, to Mariano and Maria Duran Garza and was raised in Loving, N.M.
Ramona was a registered nurse. She started her career in nursing with St. Francis Hospital in Carlsbad and retired a school nurse with Carlsbad Municipal School District.
Ramona is a past member of the hospital board of directors and was actively involved in the community as a volunteer working with youth groups, civic groups and her church. She loved crafting, sew-ing and traveling.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Ramona is survived by her husband Enrique "Henry" Gomez of Otis; sons: Alfonso Gomez and Gerardo Gomez , both of Carlsbad and Alonso Gomez and Rolando Gomez, both of Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren, one sister, Cruz Hernandez and brothers: Juan Garza and Manuel Garza.
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on May 29, 2012