GOMEZ, CARL, 90
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Ocala - Carl Gomez, age 90, of Ocala, FL passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013.
He was born in Tampa, FL on April 1, 1923. Carl enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. After his military service he met and married Rita Gioannetti. They were married for 49 years and together raised three children. He gained employment with Pan American Airways as a Purser where he worked for 36 years.
His biggest legacy was raising his family and instilling a love and respect for nature and wildlife. He loved the ocean, camping, fishing and world travel. He also enjoyed bowling and poker with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife Rita Gomez. He is survived by his children Eddie Cassano of Clermont, FL; Denise Gomez of Ocala, FL and Robert Gomez of Roswell, GA; and four grandchildren Jeannette, Ann Marie, Alexander and Julia.
A memorial service will be held at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 4 pm.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
910 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from June 15 to June 16, 2013