John Gomes, Jr.


John Gomes, Jr., 67, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Home & Hospice Care of RI. He was the beloved husband of Grace (Kay) Gomes.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Olivo) Gomes, Sr. John was employed as a computer technician for the RI Department of Transportation for 20 years. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was an avid motorcyclist and was a member of H.O.G. Motorcycle Association.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, John Paride and his wife,Tracie; Melanie Giuliano and her husband, Andrew and John Gomes, III; one sister, Mary Comprone and a late brother, Thomas Gomes and his wife, Maryellen; grandchildren, Jaclyn, Jennifer, John, Alex, Matthew and Reagan.

His funeral service will be held Friday, August 22, at 9 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI 02886, will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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