Mrs. Mercedes Gomez was born Aug. 17, 1948, in La Piedad Michoacan, Mexico, and died Sept. 1, 2010.
Mercedes was a devoted mother of Blanca (Ruben), Fernando (Michelle), Felipe (Yesenia), Maria, Antonio (Rachel) and Victor Gomez (deceased). She was employed at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and was a dedicated employee for more than eight years. She never shied from an
y duties at the church.
She is survived by her sister, Carmen Castaneda; mother, Luz Ceja de Padilla; and brothers, Rafael Padilla and Salvador Padilla. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and longtime friend, Ruben Hernandez.
Rosary was held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial was held at Lockhart City Cemetery.
Services under the direction of Samuel J. DeLeon and Son Funeral Directors/ DeLeon Funeral Home. 110 Cedar St. Lockhart, Texas, 78644.