Emilia (Matos) Gomes, 95,
Emilia (Matos) Gomes, 95, of Milford, passed away, surrounded by her family, June 17, 2014 in the Countryside Healthcare in Milford. She was the wife of the late Abel R. Gomes who passed away in 1992. She was born in Pena Damigo, Moussos, Portugal daughter of the late Serafin and Maria (Conceicao) Matos and immigrated to America and moved to Milford in 1977.
Mrs. Gomes retired in 1989 from the Framingham State College where she was employed in housekeeping. She was previously employed at the former Milford Shoe Company.
She was a communicant of the St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church and Portuguese Alliance.
She is survived by three sons Antonio and his wife Pureza Gomes, Fernando and his wife Lydia Gomes and Carlos and his wife Maria Gomes all of Milford, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Manuel Matos, Antonio Matos, Serafin Matos, Maria Matos and Matilde Matos.
The funeral will be held Monday June 23, 2014 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 A.M. at the St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church on Winter St. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery on Cedar St.
Calling hours will be held Sunday from 5 to 8 P.M.