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Abel Virgilio Gomez

OBITUARY: Abel Virgilio Gomez

A person who we have all come to love and cherish for many years; Abel Virgilio Gomez, a caring man with a heart of gold who was always helping his family and friends, passed away on March 9, 2022. He was born to Eva and Estevan Gomez in Cerro, NM on July 27, 1941.
He was preceded in death by his parents Eva & Estevan Gomez, his sons Abel Jr. & Greg Gomez, and grandson Leo Ortiz.


Abel is survived by his wife, Joan Gomez; his daughters Cindy and Naomi Gomez; grandchildren Vanessa Ortiz, Gerald Gomez, Letisha Gomez, Alyssa Gomez, Jaclyn Gallegos and Danielle Gallegos; great-grandchildren Aundrea Ortiz and Leo Ortiz Jr., and many other relatives & friends.


Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 16 at Living Word Ministries in Questa, and burial followed at the Protestant Cemetery in Cerro. The Gomez Family invited their friends and family to join them for a meal at the VFW in Questa immediately following the burial. The family of Abel Virgilio Gomez has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.