Date of Birth: July 21, 1930
Date of Death: December 22, 2020
Jack Gomez Jr, 90, passed away December 22, 2020 at his home in Peoria AZ surrounded by is family. Jack was born July 21, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY to Gregorio and Consuelo Gomez. He was one of 6, and only brother to Iris, Consuelo, Ida, Rose and Sister Genevieve MSTB. He graduated from Manhattan H.S. of Aviation trade and continued his education at the La Guardia college for Avionics. He served during peace time with the US Navy in Rhode Island for 2 years. Jack was a devoted husband for 63 years to Vincenza, a loving father and dedicated to his 4 children. Anthony, Genevieve, Anita and late adopted daughter Millicent (2017). Jack was a devoted foster parent alongside Vincenza from 1980 till 1995 during which time he enjoyed giving love and caring for 15 newborns that came out the hospital. He is survived by his Wife, Vincenza, Son Anthony, Daughters Genevieve M. and Anita, granddaughter Genevieve E., grandson Alexander, great grandson Armando, Sisters Iris, Consuelo and Rose, brother-in -law John and a great many nieces, great nieces, nephews and great nephews Working as an electro mechanic of 36 years with Transworld Airlines he retired in 1993 to Arizona. He was dedicated to his faith, and since 1954 Jack was an avid top tenor choir member. Jack sung with St. Roberts parish in Bayside Queens NY, St. Margaret’s parish in Middle Village, Queens, NY. Our Lady of Snows in Bellerose Queens NY. He then continued his love for singing with choirs with St. Charles parish in Peoria, AZ and St. Elizabeth Seton parish in Sun City AZ. Jack, being a 4th degree Knight enjoyed being with the Knights of Columbus since 1947. He was able to Fulfilled his lifelong dream of being a barbershop singer when he joined the barbershop quartet chorus The Desert Aires. His jokes and charisma and compassion and tenor voice will surely be missed. At the request of the family, a private service will be held in Peoria. A memorial service will be held in NY and AZ at a future date.
January 11th 9am-12pm, followed by prayer services 12pm-to 1pm. Jack will be laid to rest at Holy Cross