Anthony J. Gomes
Jr., age 64, of Derby,
entered into rest on Monday, December 4, 2006 at St. Vincent's Medical Center with his loving family by his
side. Born in Marthas Vineyard on August 5, 1942, he was the son of the late Anthony J. Gomes Sr. and Frances
Santos Gomes and was a Bridgeport resident most of his life. Mr. Gomes was a retired Bridgeport Police
Officer serving the City of Bridgeport for 26 years and a member of the Bridgeport Guardians. Survivors
include his beloved family, his wife, Debra Pickett Gomes; two sons, Mark Gomes and wife, Mary, of Florida
and Anthony Gomes of Maryland; two daughters, Christina Gomes of Ansonia and Kya Gomes of Derby; one stepson,
Danyell Pickett of Bridgeport; his stepfather, Frank Santos of Bridgeport; one brother, Anthony Gomes of
Bridgeport; two sisters, Mary Gonsalves of Bridgeport and Toni Gomes of Virginia; four granddaughters,
Sabrina, Octavia, Ciera and E'Venna; and several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend the
funeral on Saturday, December 9, 2006 at 10 a.m. DIRECTLY in St. Augustine Cathedral, 359 Washington Avenue,
Bridgeport with a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment in St. Michael's Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may
call on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Parente-Lauro Funeral Home, 559 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport.
Published in the Connecticut Post from 12/5/2006 - 12/7/2006.
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