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AMHERST - Ramona (Alicea) Gomez, 90, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 23, at the Center for Extended Care in Amherst.
She was born Dec. 20, 1921, in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, and was the daughter of the late Epolito and Cerefina (Rosa) Gomez. Educated in Puerto Rico, Ramona came to the U.S. in 1958 and resided at first in New York; she moved to western Massachusetts in 1973.
She was married to the late Jose Gomez Sr.
She is survived by her son, Carlos Gomez, of Northampton; her daughters, Betty Gomez of Springfield, and Daisy Gomez-Carrasquillo and Daisy's husband, Luis, of Florence; a daughter-in-law, Judy, of Greenfield; a sister, Isabel Rodriguez, of Easthampton; and by 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, Ramona was predeceased by her children Gloria, Wanda and Jose.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Drozdal Funeral Home in Northampton. Calling hours will be from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the service. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Northampton.
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Drozdal Funeral Home
120 Damon Road Northampton, MA 01060
Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Nov. 26, 2012