Joan Gomes(1935 - 2012)

Joan A. Gomes

Wappingers Falls, NY - Joan A. Gomes, 77, of Wappingers Falls, passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 at home.

She was born in Suffern, N.Y. September 16, 1935, the daughter of Alfred Benjamin and Mary Kaminsky.

Mrs. Gomes was an AVON Representative for many years. She enjoyed playing domino's, dancing, musicals, and the theatre.

She was predeceased by her husband, John G. Gomes on April 21, 1990.

Survivors include her daughter, Deborah A. Teller of Hollywood, Fla., a son Martin W. Gomes of Wappingers Falls, a brother, Charles Benjamin of Monroe, N.Y., grandsons, Mikyhel Silvestri and Christopher Gomes, and one niece and several cousins. She was predeceased by her daughter, Gloria Jean Gomes on August 10, 1997.

Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM.

Services will be held at the funeral home tuesday at 8:00 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to Breast Cancer Awareness c/o 2678 South Road, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601, or to Sloan_Kettering Cancer Center 1275 York Ave., New York, N.Y. 10131-0112.

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2012