A rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, for Mr. Domingo Gomez-Martinez at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home in Jacksonville with Father Patrick Hartnett officiating. Mr. Gomez was born Sept. 22, 1932, in Mexico. He came to the U.S. as a young man and spent time in several cities prior to following the love of his life to Milwaukee where they were married. They settled in Chicago where they resided for approximately 50 years before retiring to Jacksonville, Texas, three years ago. Mr. Gomez was a very generous man who loved his family and friends and always put others first. Mr. Gomez was preceded in death by his parents, Domingo Gomez and Maria Carmen Martinez Gomez, one brother and several sisters. He is survived by his wife, Lilia A. Gomez of Jacksonville, TX; two sons, Domingo Gomez of Rolling Meadows, IL, and Francisco Gomez of Jacksonville, TX; four daughters, Blanca and Paul Segura of Chicago, Il, Gloria and Ivan Torres of Chicago, IL, Maria and Joseph Augustine of Lake-In-The-Hills, IL, and Sonia Gomez-Smith of Troup, TX; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family requests no flowers. Please contact a family member regarding any memorials that you wish to make in Mr. Gomez honor.
Published on  January 7, 2016