John P. Gomes Sr.

Date of Passing:

December 12, 2021

John P. Gomes Sr., 54, of Blanding Avenue, East Providence, died unexpectedly on December 12, 2021 at Fatima Hospital, North Providence.

Born in Cranston, a son of Agnes (Najarian) Gomes of Riverside and the late John S. Gomes, he lived in East Providence for 21 years.

Mr. Gomes was a laborer for the Coca Cola Company, Providence for the past 2 years.

John was a graduate of East Providence High School Class of 1984.

Besides his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Hollie M. Gomes of Warwick; a son, John Paul Gomes Jr. of East Providence; two sisters and his devoted grand pets, Addie, Cooper, Penny and Emmie.

A private funeral service will be held in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted.

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember John from when we were teenagers-it was funny that our mothers were childhood friends. Thinking of you all ,Love Robin ( Francis) and Tony Camara

  2. I am so very sorry to hear about John’s passing. We grew up together in the neighborhood and went to school together. My condolences to his family.

  3. I got the chance to meet John on a few different occasions. One time I was going threw a bit of a rough patch in my life and he had said to me your always welcome in my home. I’m good friends with his son, John, and it was kind of like having a second father. He will always be missed.❤❤

  4. An exemplary man. A great father. Never hesitated to have friends over for dinner. He was like everyone’s Dad.

    He will be missed.

  5. worked with John at cranston print works…super good guy always willing to help you. his children and his family I send my condolences and prayers going up for all of you..R.IP. John….Death is not end of life.
    It is the birth of eternal life
    Thru our Lord God Savior
    Jesus Christ.

  6. I never met him but I know he raised a great son and that he will be missed dearly.

  7. Rest In Peace john you was such a amazing person and dad to your amazing children Hollie and john Paul my heart goes out to them there in my prayers through this difficult time I’m proud to have known you my deepest sympathy to your family god has another angel I love ❤️ this family I’m blessed to have known you love Lucy kalucy as miss Hollie would say

  8. Hollie and John Paul..So sorry for the loss of your Dad..He was a devoted father…our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time…Love you!

  9. RIP John, my thoughts and prayers to the family

  10. Agnes, Carol and Diane,
    Our deepest sympathy to all of you and to the rest of the family.
    Carol and Dave Martin

  11. Prayers for his children and family. Your dad was a great man. May he RIP.

  12. Very sorry to hear of John’s passing, our sincere condolences to all the family.
    Jeannine & Bob Jackson

  13. This just doesn’t feel real. Hollie & John Paul, I am very sorry for this tragic loss. Your dad was a wonderful man! My thoughts and prayers are with you both. Please let me know if you need anything.

  14. Hollie and John Paul,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our sympathies and know we are thinking of you at this difficult time. We love you both very much.
    Uncle Steven and Auntie Tina

  15. Hollie and John Paul we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers always. Love cousin Cheryl and Edgar ❤️.

  16. To : Hollie and John Paul our heartfelt sympathy .you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. REST IN PEACE POPPA JOHN. Thanks for all the trips childhood memories and lessons. I Will never forget you. Devoted father. First real example of a leader growing up. Thank you. Love always.

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