Viola Bernadette Gomez

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Viola B. Gomez


Viola was born April 8, 1931 in Kersey, Colorado to Alfonso, Sr. and Adelia (Saavedra) Solis.  She passed away March 4, 2018 at her home in Denver.

She graduated June 5, 1945 from Annunciation High school in Denver.  She married William Nick Gomez, Jr. on May 6th, 1951.  Viola worked at the 1st National Bank in Denver as a bookkeeper as well as working at Fashion Bar as a cashier.  Viola’s interests included playing the piano, crochet, making the greatest chocolate candy and baking cakes, floral designing, painting landscapes with both acrylic and oil paint, bead work, and glass etching.

Viola is preceded in death by her husband William Nick Gomez, Jr., her siblings Adelia, Alfonso, Benny, Ernest, Eugene, Donald and Richard.  She is survived by her children Liat Moberly, Lizanne Gallardo, William N. Gomez, III, Patricia Gomez, Francine Gomez, Sheri Ortegon and Peri Moya; siblings Arthur, Beverly, Elaine, Lillian and Margaret; 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Recitation of the Rosary will be at the Bullock Colonial Chapel on Monday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Jude's Catholic Church on Tuesday, March 13th at 12:00 Noon.  Burial will follow at Fort Logan National Cemetery.


Family & friends are encouraged to share stories and photographs of Viola here on her website (click "Tribute Wall" tab on the top of this page).

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  1. Our deepest condolence too the Gomez Family. So sorry for your loss may she rest in peace, Sincerely Becky Gomez & Garcia Family!!! 

  2. Grandma,
    I am going to miss you so much! What am I going to do without you?? My heart breaks knowing I won't have you to go visit on the weekends. I have soooo many memories of you and the house and Grandpa. I will cherish those forever. I wish I could talk to you one last time because I would tell you just how much you meant to me, Ken and the boys. You were the most amazing person Granny! Thank you for always being there for us. Opening your house and your heart to us. My boys and I are very lucky we had you for so long Grams. 😢 Rest Easy and know you and Gramps have that special piece of my heart ALWAYS.  Love Steph

  3. I love you Mom I'm going to miss you a lot, I'm missing getting you up in the morning and getting your coffee, I also miss seeing you in your bedroom laying in bed. You did the best for tour family and that will always mean a lot to my HEART. REST EASY MOM, YOUR LOVING DAUGHTER Patty

  4. Mom you will be missed so much, I hope your journey will be beautiful. You were LOVED so much.  We will be okay as you will watch us from heaven. 

                                      From your loving daughter LIZANNE

  5. I have so many memories of all the things you and I use to do together. I'LL LOVE YOU FOREVER AND ALWAYS…I'LL KEEP MY PROMISE TO YOU.

  6. We are sending our deepest condolence to the entire Gomez Family . The Duran Family Gerald ,Toni and Linda

  7. My mommy I really miss you so much it hurts I know you are resting now have safe and blessed journey I will see you when my time come xoxoxo

  8. Happy Easter Mom first holiday without you. I  miss you a lot I feel lost without you here.I hope you are resting peacefully. Live you lots,your daughter Patty ( Agatha)😉

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