Gomes, Barbara L. passed peacefully at home on Sunday, December 16, 2012 surrounded by family and friends.
Born on November 10th, 1942 in Canton, Ohio to the late Manuel & Elizabeth (Mendes) Gomes of Nantucket.
She is survived by her son Barry Gomes of Arvada, Colorado and her daughters Tamara McGruder of Hyannis and Pamela Pumphery of Jacksonville, Florida. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren; Tiana, Tony, Shaunte, and Nasyae. She is the sister of Buddy Gomes, Gary Gomes, Betty Williams, Diane Spinola, Marlene Devine and Denise”DeDe” Gomes.
As a young woman she worked for the Steam Ship Authority where she held a U.S. Merchant Mariners Card and she was currently employed at Cape Cod Hospital where she had worked for the last 23 years. Ms. Gomes was a faithful member of Mid Cape Worship Center for over 25 years.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:30am at Faith Assembly of God Church, 154 Bearses Way, Hyannis, MA. Interment will be held at a later date.
Those seeking to bring flowers to the church should do so on Friday the 21st before 5:30 pm or from 9-10am on the 22nd. Donations in her name can be made to VNA Hospice and Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 434 Rte. 134, Suit D3, South Dennis, MA 02660 or Noah Shelter, Attn: Connie Raleigh, 460 West Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601.