In memory of
Viola Elaine Gomez
Viola Elaine Gomez Apr. 30, 1921 ~ Oct. 11, 2016 Resident of Oakdale, CA Viola passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday. She was a strong and determined lady who had a very loving and delightful spirit. She loved to have family & friends over for a good meal & good times. She was a great cook so you knew it always would be wonderful. She was a die-hard SF Giants fan till the end, having season tickets for many years. She really enjoyed going to the casinos & playing her favorite slot-machines. She always had a good joke or story to tell. She was the daughter of Louis & Margueritte Ginochio, a Pioneer Ranching Family in Antioch, Ca. She was raised in Antioch and later lived with her husband of 69 years, Ed Gomez in the Walnut Creek-Concord area for many years. Moving to Escalon-Oakdale area in 1990. She had four brothers; Bud, Lloyd, Lawrence & Leonard, three sisters; Lorretta, Annetta & Lois. She was preceded in death by all. Some would refer to her as the "Last One Standing". She was also preceded in death by her husband Ed, son Ed"Butch", daughter Margueritte Day & grandson Jeff Day. She is survived by her son Don (Kerry), her daughter Dianna Hanson (Bob) & her son-in-law Jerry Day. Brother & sister-in-law Elmer & Joane Gomez, sisters-in-laws Rexene Ginochio and Lorraine McLean. Grandchildren Cy, Kara & Yvonne. Great grandchildren Travis, Trevor, Nicolette, Jordan & Miki. There are also great great grandchildren & numerous nephews & nieces. She truly loved her whole family. Services will be held Thursday, October 20, 2016. Visitation from 10:00am-11:00am, Liturgy 11:00am, Committal to follow. Holy Cross Cemetery- 2200 East 18th Street, Antioch, Ca. Phone 925-757-0658. View the online memorial for Viola Elaine Gomez
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